Alec Ash

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Below is a fuller list of Ash's selected journalism from China, with the most recent at the top:

Singing for Democracy in Hong Kong - LARB blog
China's '1984' algorithm: social credit system - Sunday Times
How the rise of a liberal generation is changing China - Vox
Folding Meanings (Chinese sci-fi)1843
Escape from Beijing1843
China's tourists spread their wingsSunday Times
Love and Christmas for China's singlesSunday Times
A New Han DynastyStandpoint
Live streaming in ChinaThe Economist
Shanghai DisneylandLARB blog
The Chinese Game of Thrones1843
Exterminate the foreign namesThe Economist
I Ran a Marathon in PyongyangPRI's The World
Wham, Bam, Tantan – 1843 (on dating apps)
China's Military ParadeForeign Policy
The Red Guard and the LandladyLARB blog
The Curse of the Expat MemoirBeijing Cream
Beijing's Hutong's: Audio TourVoice Map
Restive FeelingsLARB blog (from Xinjiang)
Legacy of Youth Protest in ChinaBBC online
How to Be a Male God LARB blog
Love, or Nearest OfferLARB blog
Healthy WordsLRB blog (on Chinese sci fi)
Joking AsideThe Economist
Bare BranchesThe Economist
Every Question CountsProspect (on the gaokao)
Crystal Meth and TescoThe Economist
China's Young ConformistProspect
Tibetan protests in TongrenThe Economist
The Election That Wasn'tThe Economist ( Belarus)
Mao to Deng and Back AgainStandpoint
The Last RantLARB (review of Ai Weiwei's blog)
Interview with Paul TherouxSalon
Interview with Ian McEwanFive Books
Budding GreensThe Economist
China Café: Foreign Students Prospect
Tiananmen turns Twenty OneDanwei.org
Silence from Chinese Students... – Huffington Post

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Selected as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect

"One of the best I have read" – FT

"Fascinating and insightful"
Paul French

"A talented young observer of today’s China"
Peter Hessler