Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Maura Elizabeth Cunningham is a historian and writer living in Shanghai, China. She co-edits the LA Review of Books China Blog and has also written for the Wall Street Journal's China Real Time blog, The TLS, and Dissent magazine. Find out more at her website [link to], and follow her on Twitter @mauracunningham.


Driving Toward the Chinese Dream

Golf is prohibited in China, so the party leaders play under fake names and the 100 new golf courses a year are called eco/fitness centers....

In the Ghetto

Even by the standards of bustling Hong Kong, Chungking Mansions gives new meaning to the word "crowded."...

In the Ghetto
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