Many people are curious about China, yet somehow that curiosity has not translated into a better understanding of this remarkable culture and its countless stories. China Simplified books explore the language, history, and more in quick-listen, engaging formats making the country and culture super-accessible for a busy world; "untangling the noodles" for you!
"Fabulously insightful and funny."
Sometimes the biggest ripples come from the smallest events. Like the day that Emma Guthrie, drop-out college student, walks into world-famous movie star Garrett Walker's trailer, and walks out on her way to becoming Mrs. Emma Walker, wife of an A-list actor. With her husband's encouragement, Emma pens a screenplay based on her life, which becomes a blockbuster sensation. Through it all, Garrett is her ally and her mentor... until Emma discovers an incriminating text message on Garrett's cell phone.
"Really fun beach read about an escape to the beach"
The move limits access to one of the few remaining channels for readers in mainland China to read The Times without resorting to special software. The government began blocking The Times’ websites in 2012, after a series of articles on the wealth amassed by the family of Wen Jiabao, who was then prime minister, but it had struggled in recent months to prevent readers from using the Chinese-language app.
""Apple Removes New York Times Apps From Its Store in China" is from the January 04, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Katie Benner and Sui Lee Wee and narrated by Kristi Burns.