Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick is the author of Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, and Logavina Street. She was the Los Angeles Times’s Beijing correspondent for seven years and is currently the Janice B. and Milford D. Gerton/Arts and Letters Foundation Fellow at the New York Public Library.
 (November 2020)


China’s Clampdown on Hong Kong

Despite mass protests and China’s promises when it took back Hong Kong from Britain in 1997, Beijing’s new security law is crushing the former colony’s autonomy.

City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong

by Antony Dapiran

Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink

by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, with contributions by Amy Hawkins

Unfree Speech: The Threat to Global Democracy and Why We Must Act, Now

by Joshua Wong, with Jason Y. Ng, with an introduction by Ai Weiwei

Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis

by Jiwei Ci

November 19, 2020 issue

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