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Book Review: Meltdown in Tibet

Michael Buckley is a travel writer who first went to Tibet to raft its rivers and describe its vast landscape in 1985.  In the ensuing 30 years, according to a searing new book on environmental destruction at t... Read More...
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Book Review: Free Trade’s Ardent advocate

Sir John Bowring was a remarkable if today unremarked figure in British history, ”here the intellectual, there  the self-seeking opportunist, here the selfless radical involved in every kind of worthy cause, th... Read More...
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Book Review: Gao Xingjian: Painter of the Soul

Gao Xingjian is one of China’s greatest living writers and dramatists, a winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 2000. He won acclaim with his novel Soul Mountain, a part-memoir, part novel detailing his travels among Chinese minorities on the fringes of t... Read More...
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Book Review: Unsavory Elements

The Chinese warrior spears Rudy Kong in the back of his head – darkness. The assailant doesn’t wear combat boots but ice skates. Canadian Rudy Kong chronicles the brawl between his fellow countrymen and a team ... Read More...