I’m not a golfer, but I really liked this book. The charm of the book is that it takes us through the lives of three men, and a host of lesser characters, and shows us how the growth of golf in China shaped their lives. … Three engaging characters amid the ambiguity of changing regulations, […]
Washburn captures China’s shift from its agrarian roots toward more Western pursuits in this engaging story. Read the complete review.
John D. Van Fleet writes: Author James Fallows, writing elsewhere, captured the point in fewer words, describing The Forbidden Game as “another valuable ‘universal in the particular’ story of China.” So the book stands proudly on the shelf (or in the Kindle folder) next to Crow’s 1937 work and others that foster greater understanding of […]
A lot of people have expressed interest in giving copies of The Forbidden Game as Father’s Day gifts. Since the book won’t be released until shortly after Father’s Day – June 19 in the UK and July 15 in the US – we created a nifty Father’s Day eCard that will allow you to send […]