The conclusion to Part 2 of the annoyingly brilliant Anthony Lane’s annoyingly brilliant two-part report of the Beijing Olympics in The New Yorker
From “The Grand Tour,” Evan Osnos’s wonderful piece about a Chinese tour group’s trip through Europe, from last spring’s New Yorker Travel Issue. The story works on two levels, with deep insights about that Great Inescapable 21st-Century Topic (i.e., the Inevitable Rise of 21st-Century China) woven into a hilarious travelogue (Oh, those wacky Chinese — so different than we…).
More from "The Grand Tour"
And yet more from "The Grand Tour"
From “Kosher Takeout,” by Patricia Marx, in a January 2009 New Yorker, about mashgihim (kosher inspectors) in China, which is now the fastest-growing exporter of kosher goods on earth
Just read the "Briefly Noted" review of this one in The New Yorker. Sounds like a good holiday gift for all you/us American ex-pats here.
Evan Osnos, The New Yorker's China correspondent, on gun control and the Newtown massacre