Brendan O’Reilly is a journalist and educator from Seattle. In addition to writing as a regular contributor to Hong Kong’s Asia Times, his pieces have also appeared in The Seattle Globalist and China Daily. He is the author of Fifty Things You Didn’t Know About China.
Publisher: Alchemy Publishers
Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent)
The “one-child” policy only applies to a third of Chinese couples. China loans more money than the World Bank. Four hundred million Chinese people can’t speak Chinese. China will soon have more bullet trains than every other nation in the world – combined. China is vibrant, confusing and sometimes downright scary. This book is written to separate fact from fiction, and to provide you with the most relevant, surprising and intriguing facts about the world’s most populous nation. Ours is an increasingly a Chinese world, and knowledge of China is necessary for success and understanding in the Twenty-First Century. Fifty Things You Didn’t Not Know About China is a humorous and enlightening introduction to the essential realities of modern China.