“Reading” China

If you want to get a true feel through the printed word for what’s going on China  – please go beyond the newspapers, which specialize in sweeping generalizations or sensationalism that can ultimately dehumanize the place.  Check out the really insightful writings of some of our best journalists and authors – Evan Osnos, Peter Hessler, …

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SF, How Do I Love Thee

                My friend and I hiked in Bolinas, a beach town outside of SF, and we saw these sculptures — one “man-made”, and one “naturally made.”   Ah, San Francisco and environs, how do I love thee?  Let me count the ways. Your natural beauty, your buildings bleached …

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SHANGHAI CALLING moving East, and East

We go to NY as the Opening Night film of the Asian American International Film Fest on July 25th.  And then we are officially opening in theaters in China on Aug. 10th.  Yikes, the time has come.