For those who follow Chinese affairs, Han Han is as controversial as they comeaan irreverent singer, sports celebrity, and satirist whose brilliant blogs and books have made him a huge celebrity with more than half a billion readers. Now, with this collection of his essays, Americans can appreciate the range of this rising literary star and get a fascinating trip through Chinese culture. This Generation gathers his essays and blogs dating from 2006 to the present, telling the story of modern China through Han Hanas unique perspective. Writing on topics as diverse as racing, relationships, the Beijing Olympics, and how to be a patriot, he offers a brief, funny, and illuminating trip through a complex nation that most Westerners view as marching in lockstep. As much a millennial time capsule as an entertaining and invaluable way for English readers to understand our rising Eastern partner and rival, This Generation introduces a dazzling talent to American shores.But that doesna#39;t make much sense. ... And even if old clothes have a few germs, couldna#39;t you just disinfect them? ... suspect that new clothes and new bedding are injurious to your health. if ita#39;s really so much trouble to donate clothes, then we might as well just ... i still dona#39;t have a clue just how the hundreds of millions in cash donated last time were spent. no doubt everyone has good intentions, but in theanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2012-10-09|