Alec Ash


These are the longform articles Ash is reading right now (updated automatically via Instapaper):

Are China and the United States Headed for War? | The New Yorker

蔡奇:首都核心区不只是东城加西城 要保障政治中心_网易新闻

To Catch a Counterfeiter — The California Sunday Magazine

New Zealand’s Crusade Against Mammals | The New Yorker

John Lanchester reviews ‘The Attention Merchants’ by Tim Wu, ‘Chaos Monkeys’ by Antonio García Martínez and ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ by Jonathan Taplin · LRB 17 August 2017

Naked Truths - Racked

When Will Climate Change Make the Earth Too Hot For Humans?

Long Ling · Diary: Death at the Banquet · LRB 29 June 2017

The Mind: Less Puzzling in Chinese? | by Perry Link | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

In the Land of Giants - The New York Times

Eight Days in North Korea - Los Angeles Review of Books

[Postcard] | The Barracks Are Cast of Iron, by R.W. McMorrow | Harper's Magazine


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