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...
by Sophie Beach | May 18, 2005
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 […]
by Sophie Beach | May 13, 2005
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 […]
by Sophie Beach | May 5, 2005
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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