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Perspectives on China

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington recently held a talk on China, featuring Orville Schell, James Fallows and Rachel DeWoskin, which is now available online: Atlantic correspondent James Fallows, scholar and journalist...

Christine Smallwood: China girl

Salon has an interview with Rachel DeWoskin, author of Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China: This month, DeWoskin’s account of her years as a foreign babe — and playing one on TV — hits the shelves. “Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China” is a double […]

William Grimes: She Landed in a Hot TV Soap in a Cool China

From the New York Times, a review of “Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China” (Rachel DeWoskin) Ms. DeWoskin is still trying to figure out what happened. Why did the Chinese adore a barely competent nonactress whose voice was dubbed to make her Mandarin sound even worse that it was? Why […]

Economist: Behind all the glitter

The Economist reviews three books about contemporary China: The Chinese Century: The Rising Chinese Economy and Its Impact on the Global Economy, the Balance of Power, and Your Job By Oded Shenkar China Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World By Ted C. Fishman and Foreign Babes in Beijing: […]



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