Alec Ash

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

Li Ziqi’s Online Pastoral Poetics

China’s Selfie Obsession

Class Consciousness

Yan Lianke’s Forbidden Satires of China

The Double Education of My Twins’ Chinese School

A Mother’s Exchange for Her Daughter’s Future | The New Yorker

2022 letter | Dan Wang

The Escape Artist

Notes from Prince Harry’s Ghostwriter

Don’t Panic About Taiwan


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