Yay! From today's New York Times Sunday Book Review:
Paperback Row, by Ihsan Taylor
DREAMING IN CHINESE: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language, by Deborah Fallows (Walker, $13.) Based on Fallows’s three-year sojourn in China, her insightful chronicle of learning Mandarin uses key phrases and concepts to unlock aspects of society, casting light along the way on many idiosyncrasies of the Chinese view of the world.