The Varied Views of Dissidents in China — A Response to James Palmer

By Maria Repnikova In the wake of Liu Xiaobo’s tragic death, Western news sites have been filled with assessments of …

Liu Xiaobo: An Initial Post of Commemoration

A Collectively Compiled Compendium in memory of Liu Xiaobo, Chinese writer and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who died on July …

How Class in China Became Politically Incorrect

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of China Blog pieces by Louisa Lim, building off episodes of …

Singing for Democracy in Hong Kong

By Alec Ash In October 2014 I travelled to Hong Kong for a friend’s wedding. I had booked my flight …

A Long View of American Policy in Asia: On Michael Green’s By More Than Providence

By Graham Webster In Michael J. Green’s rich and ambitious history of US strategic thinking toward Asia, one question stands …

Could Hong Kong become Tibet 2.0?

By Louisa Lim Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of short LARB China Blog pieces by Louisa …

A Writer Living in a Strange Land: An Interview with Xue Yiwei

By Amy Hawkins With an eye toward providing readers interested in both China and James Joyce with a fitting reading …