The Impact of Confucius: A Q&A with Michael Schuman

By Jeffrey Wasserstrom Veteran Asia correspondent Michael Schuman, now living in Beijing, has reported from various parts of East Asia …

The Coded Body

Today’s post was originally published by LARB Channel The Offing. By E. Jane Throughout July, The Offing observes National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month …

Q&A with Shannon Young, Author of “Year of Fire Dragons”

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham Shannon Young doesn’t content herself to work in only one genre. I first came across her …

Our Summer Pop-Up Membership Drive Is Here

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We depend on our readers to exist. That’s why …

Seeking Alpha in 1992 Shanghai

By Austin Dean Recently in the main reading room of the Shanghai Municipal Library, the guy sitting next to me …

Translating and Tweeting

By Joanna Chen I’m in the lotus position above Iceland. I have two seats to myself and one more whenever …

Pets, Playmates, Pedagogues

Today’s post was originally published by LARB Channel The Offing. By Fran Ross Oreo, Fran Ross’s ground-breaking satire, was originally published in 1974. …