Last year I read John Darnielle’s novel Wolf in White Van. Though his first major literary work, I have been a long-time fan of Darnielle’s band the Mountain Goats, through which his ability to craft short but emotionally nuanced stories has been consistently demonstrated through his role as the songwriter and lyricist. 1,888 more words
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Paul U. Unschuld has done more to promote Chinese medicine than perhaps any other Westerner, but he sees it more as a clue to the culture than as an exotic cure. 10 more words
BEIJING — China has tightened restrictions on foreign journalists since Xi Jinping became the country’s leader four years ago, complicating efforts to parse Beijing’s thinking at a time when its slowing economy and growing global ambitions are making it increasingly important to the world. 10 more words
A survey by PEN America shows growing difficulties in getting news out of the country as its economic importance and geopolitical power grow.
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A survey by PEN America shows growing difficulties in getting news out of the country as its economic importance and geopolitical power grow. Published: September 23, 2016 at 02:00PM… 7 more words
How do we define dance? Dancer,a theatre show which has been selling out and delighting audiences since 2014, poses this question. A collaboration between learning-disabled artist Ian Johnson, Gary Gardiner and the late Adrian Howells, it’s an exploration into what motivates us and makes us move, and also what moves us. 102 more words