Dear character in a Cultural Revolution novel, It looks like I won’t be able to get my lung transplant this year. Any suggestions for where I might be able to find an alternative delivery method for oxygen?
Welcome to Westology, a new series in which Chinese experts explains the West. In Part One, we discuss The Twelve Days of Christmas with Professor Xifang Shuo, PhD
Dear Premier Wen: an open letter to the President of China
Apologies To My Readers (HarperCollins, 2013) is the eagerly awaited debut by legendary China expat Rich McConnell. McConnell also paints, plays the zither and even writes. Read an exclusive extract here.
It is good that you are having these dreams. Perhaps your memory is coming back also?
With Chinese New Year celebrations nearing an end, there has never been a better time to make some useless promises to yourself. Here we suggest a few ideas and wish all our readers a very happy Year of the Snake
Dear passive-aggressive Chinese girl on Facebook, I am a 35-year-old American, who just moved to Xian to work with the Bill Gates Foundation. It’s tough but exhilarating work, and that’s just finding fresh tampons every month.
Dear Alessandro, I am a 22-year-old American female, who just graduated and moved to Beijing.
Dear sycophantic delegate at the 18th National People’s Congress, Yesterday my husband fell on top of our “ayi” (nanny) and she was trapped underneath him for several hours. Any advice?
Leaving China is not a new phenomenon and nor is writing about it – as this haunting letter, newly discovered in the archives of the North China Daily News, proves.