BOOKS

Booklist: The Transpacific Experiment

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

Help us find the best books on China

TWOC is seeking submissions for its quarterly and annual “Best Books on China” lists

BOOKS

Number One Love

A Chinese eatery is a prism for intergenerational love and loss in Lillian Li’s stirring fictional debut

FICTION

Fiction: Help Wanted

Ever feel like your employees are keeping a secret from you?

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Strike’s experiment hits the mark

Debut experimental fiction about a Chinese factory strike evokes universal themes

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Soul Searching

In his masterful book, Ian Johnson goes in search of Chinese spiritualism—and finds it everywhere

ARTS

Strange Tales Indeed

A close look at Pu Songling’s immortal short stories

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