Book Reviews

What to Read in Beijing: 10 Books to Keep you Inspired in the Middle Kingdom's Capital

What to Read in Beijing: 10 Books to Keep you Inspired in the Middle Kingdom's Capital

From the Cultural Revolution and Chinese millennials to the Kangxi Emperor and hutongs, this list of books to read on your trip through Beijing will keep you entertained, informed, and enlightened.

The Secret Sexual Life of Zhou Enlai and the Limits of Historical Knowledge

The Secret Sexual Life of Zhou Enlai and the Limits of Historical Knowledge

Retroactively outing a historical figure remains problematic, not because of the sex — Zhou Enlai may well have had erotic relations with other men — but because such studies are often methodologically flawed.