Alec Ash

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These are the longform articles I am reading right now (updated automatically via Instapaper):

End of an era? A history of Chinese students in America - SupChina

The Rise of Made-in-China Diplomacy | The New Yorker

Should the Right to Die Extend to People with Mental Illness? | The Walrus

[Letter from Hong Kong] Dream State, by Yi-Ling Liu | Harper's Magazine

How a Dating App Helped a Generation of Chinese Come Out of the Closet - The New York Times

Te-Ping Chen Talks About Her New Short Story 'Shanghai Murmur' - The Atlantic

How Did China Beat Its Covid Crisis? | by Ian Johnson | The New York Review of Books

Rereading Sanmao, the Taiwanese Wayfarer Who Sold Fifteen Million Books | The New Yorker

Time for a New Liberation? | by Timothy Garton Ash | The New York Review of Books

Liberalism and Its Discontents

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A BBC Book of the Week

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

"Lyrical ... a telling portrait" – Washington Post

"Alive with the full complications of truth" – Evan Osnos

"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect