It's Week 3 in the Summer Reading Challenge.
Beach, books, domestic fowl. An American Marriage opens Week Three of the Summer Reading Challenge. With novelist Laura van den Berg.
The Chinese state makes no provision for prisoners’ children. So when a father is put in jail, his kids’ fates are up for grabs.
This week many important American things were shut down by major technology issues, from United Airlines to the New York Stock Exchange, which isn’t without a Hollywood precedent.
A week’s worth of street photographs and interviews from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong—that most civil of civil disobedience movements.
A redacted version of Mao Tse-tung’s Little Red Book, illustrated with photographs of contemporary China, becomes a story for modern times.
Going on a five-day cleanse—subsisting on a diet of shots, smoothies, very few actual foods, and no caffeine—leads to visions of apocalypse. From 2013, a quest to find the seven billionth child on Earth.
We gathered writers and thinkers to consider everything that happened over the past 12 months and asked them: What were the most important events of 2012—and what were the least?
Eye-catching landscapes don’t need glitter to produce mystery. Beautiful monochrome paintings that capture the vastness of sea, sand, and sky.
More than two decades later, a return visit to Tiananmen Square finds it scrubbed clean—just as it was immediately following the Incident. Except now there is thick smog, and ghosts. In contemporary Beijing, the past is like Kentucky Fried Chicken: unavoidable.
Covering 11 provinces in a four-month tour of China, photographer Toby Smith returned with a multifaceted look at the country’s burning energy needs and the rapid measures China is taking to meet demand.