If you're tuned into the VOA's Chinese service this morning at 9:30am EDT, check out my wife, Deborah Fallows, talking about her book Dreaming in Chinese.

She was going to be on for the full hour starting at 9:00, but she was bumped by (as the producer told her yesterday) a Living Buddha who is visiting DC along with the Dalai Lama.

And of course always bear in mind these words of caution, as reported in the Times of London several years ago: