“Nice list to make.” That was the subject line from an email I received shortly after The Financial Times came out with its list of the Best Books of 2014. That’s an understatement. So amazingly honored to be included.
Big thanks to Austin L. Dean for including The Forbidden Game on the Los Angeles Review of Books list of last-minute holiday gift ideas. Just a few shopping days left!
TimeOut Shanghai said its year-end list of the best China books “taught us something remarkable about how China is changing in 2014.” Honored to be included on the list, which also featured works by Evan Osnos, Howard French, Amy Tan, and others.
While in Beijing recently, I sat down with Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn to record an episode of their popular Sinica podcast. You can listen to it below, or read more at ChinaFile.
Over the years, golf legend Jack Nicklaus has been one of the most prolific course architects working in China. But it’s clear the place has even the Golden Bear a bit befuddled. Speaking with Bloomberg’s Shelby Holliday recently, Nicklaus understandably appeared a bit frustrated by the current state of things in China, where the government […]
Last week, The Telegraph reported on the latest crackdown on corruption and golf in China. From Tom Phillips’ story: Since coming to power in late 2012, president Xi has launched high-profile campaigns to rein in the behaviour of wasteful and corrupt civil servants whose antics, he believes, could ultimately bring the Party down. Those […]