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Age of Ambition, by Evan Osnos: Review

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
By Evan Osnos
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
403 pp; $31

Once upon a time in China, paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, who would in 1979 begin nudging his country toward the greatest orgy of national development in human history, uttered the injunction, “Tao guang yang hui” — hide brightness, nourish obscurity. 986 more words

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"Seeing Red" From The Walrus March 2012

“No other sport reveals a country’s soul as well as soccer does (yeah, we said it, Don Cherry). So what does our neglect of the beautiful game say about us? 18 more words

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