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Why early primaries will make for a better president
A guide to additional releases
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George Hurrell’s brilliantly orchestrated photographs helped define Hollywood glamour in the 1930s.
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Where to stay, where to eat, and what to do in Kunming
Toeing the line; Oh, no, you dishn't!
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A portfolio of significant works from China's contemporary-art boom
A look inside the world’s manufacturing center shows that America should welcome China’s rise—for now.
Harlan Coben’s work ethic, gift for plot twists, obsession with sales numbers, and careful brand management have made him a blockbuster novelist who earns millions of dollars per book. What it takes to succeed as a thriller writer—even when the literary establishment doesn’t acknowledge your existence
Why America’s growing nuclear supremacy may make war with China more likely
Jin Luxian’s 50-year struggle to keep Catholicism alive in China, balance Rome and Beijing, and build a Church for “100 million Catholics”
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Articles from The Atlantic's archives illuminate the history of China's complex relationship with Christianity.
Adam Minter, author of "Keeping Faith," discusses his article about Bishop Jin Luxian, the future of Catholicism in China, and life as a writer in Shanghai
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