Also in Prospect’s Olympics coverage: read David Goldblatt’s guide to the political and cultural landscape of the Games; and his special online accounts of the Olympics from Athens 1896 to Athens 2004, as well as of the best Olympic books, films and websites.
You can discuss all these pieces at First Drafts , Prospect’s blog.
Christian Tyler interviews Wei Jingsheng
The man sitting opposite me in a Turkish restaurant in London is well qualified to talk about China’s Communist leaders. He has been a keen student of them for more than 30 years, 18 of which have been spent in…
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