Alec Ash


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

On High Heels and Lotus Feet | Summer Brennan | Granta Magazine

Touch | Poppy Sebag-Montefiore | Granta

“Men Are Scum”: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate Speech | Vanity Fair

Lost in the Valley of Death | Outside Online

The Enormous Life of Anthony Bourdain, According to Those Who Knew Him Best - GQ

The German Revolution | by Timothy Garton Ash | The New York Review of Books

James Meek reviews ‘Breaking News’ by Alan Rusbridger · LRB 6 December 2018

‘Reeducating’ Xinjiang’s Muslims | by James Millward | The New York Review of Books

Novels from China’s Moral Abyss | by Ian Johnson | The New York Review of Books

[Criticism] What China Threat? | Harper's Magazine


A BBC Book of the Week

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

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

"Fascinating and insightful"
Paul French

"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect