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    Marie Myung-Ok Lee discusses the opening of a white-run "clean" Chinese restaurant in Manhattan.

    Roxane Gay’s Twitter Rage

    Nicole M. Morris Johnson discusses Roxane Gay's Twitter prowess and the power of the clapback.

    On WikiLeaks and Julian Assange

    Donald Boström recounts his interactions with Julian Assange in the early 2010s and gives his thoughts on the WikiLeaks founder's legal controversies.

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    A Whole New World: Talking to Peter Frankopan

    Andy Fitch discusses China's rise in Central Asia and the new Silk Road with Peter Frankopan, author of the recent "The New Silk Roads."

    Trump the Golf Cheat: An Interview with Rick Reilly

    Scott Burton interviews sports writer Rick Reilly on his latest book "Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump."

    Both King and Cunning Serf:  America and the Displaced

    Lara Stapleton discusses Roberto Bolaño's takes on race in the Americas and her own complex experience of the color line.

    The Curious Case of the 69-year-old Who Tried to Drop His Legal Age to 49

    Margaret M. Gullette explains why Americans need to understand this bad wish.