A new book by Deborah Fallows, "Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons In Life, Love, And Language," about her three years in China, is funny and incisive and large-hearted and very, very entertaining, and I recommend it enthusiastically, and not at all because she is married to Jim Fallows, because I, for one, refuse to participate in interblogular logrolling. You can buy it here.

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