OK! Here begins the social-media campaign. Buy this book, please. Recommended by Gay Talese ("revealing and well-written") and Gene Weingarten ("brilliant insights about China, the United States, and the audacity of empire"). "He excels at straddling the line between the personal and sociopolitical," says Publishers Weekly. "Fun," says Kirkus Reviews.
On sale August 4, but feel free to pre-order it from your favorite bookseller. Reading events are planned for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Tell a friend. Or five. Beijing Welcomes You!