Not so long ago he published an article in Outlook India about preparing for the forthcoming Beijing Games ... with a reading program.
Now he's come up with a list of "Five Good Short Books on China: A Guide for Readers with Limited Attention Spans."
One title to make the list:
The State of China AtlasRead about the other books on Wasserstrom's list.
Cultural studies specialist Stephanie Donald and political scientist Robert Benewick’s map-filled and graph-packed overview of a wide range of features of contemporary Chinese society — a nice 128 page primer on what’s been going on in the PRC since Mao’s death.
The Page 69 Test: China's Brave New World.