Albert Wu

Albert Wu teaches history at the American University of Paris.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

I Dare Not: The Muted Style of Writer in Exile Ha Jin

As a new generation of Chinese writer-exiles settles in the West, we wonder whether Jin’s flat, alienating style will come to be regarded as a kind of artifact, a self-preserving fossil of the trauma generated by those who witnessed the mixture of real and manufactured emotion that fueled a collective mania....


Scientology: The Mystery Sandwich

AFTER FINISHING ANNA KARENINA IN 1877, Leo Tolstoy turned his attention away from creating worlds on the page to creating something ...


Church and State

In his latest book, God is Red, Liao continues his study of the bottom rung of society by focusing on underground Christian communities in China....

Church and State
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