Alec Ash is a writer and journalist in Beijing. "
"He studied English literature at Oxford University. After graduating he taught in a Tibetan village in western China for a summer, before moving to Beijing in 2008. "
"His articles have been published in The Economist, Prospect, Dissent and Foreign Policy among others. He is a correspondent for the Los Angeles Review of Books, a contributing author to the book of reportage Chinese Characters, the author of Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China and founder of the Anthill, a writers' colony of stories from China.
And this from @mengfeichen. "Immigrant life consists of a series of false synecdoches for the land left behind." https://t.co/vKS26mVyIr
by @alecash - yesterday
Just finished Lotus by Zhang Lijia. Lovely read, great ending https://t.co/YvklOx2ZA4 - also see her Q&A in the LARB https://t.co/rRvYWd54ti
@wmzhang2008 @BeijingBookworm This is the US edition, with a different cover and a new map. Thanks for reading
by @alecash - 2 days ago
An ode to Peter Hessler by a Chinese reader. Reminds us why he's still the best https://t.co/iwQPgeEB9c (also this: https://t.co/Bqc44hBMuf)
by @alecash - 3 days ago
Also missed this detailed piece by @ericfish85 on youth attitudes to the US in China, and how the govt responds https://t.co/LSmYwrUgAE
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