TWOC in Hainan

Reasons to buy Hainan: Jade Cliffs to Ocean Paradise, TWOC’s new guide to China’s southernmost province


Booklist: A Song for China

A beautifully illustrated book for young readers tackles China’s complicated modern history


Booklist: An American Bum in China

Matthew Evans’s misguided travels are rife with schadenfreude


Booklist: The Debt Collector

Zhejiang writer Wang Shou tackles confused morality and socioeconomic divides in this new Penguin novella


Booklist: The Transpacific Experiment

Matt Sheehan raises more questions than answers for “how China and California compete for our future”


Who Killed Pamela Werner?

Peking’s most famous cold case just got popped in the microwave


The Fall Of The Han

How Han Han’s 1988 fails to deliver