Evan Osnos appears in the following:
Friday, May 17, 2013
Evan Osnos, China correspondent for The New Yorker, talks about what international readers and movie-goers learn about the U.S. from The Great Gatsby. LISTENERS: Did you read The Great Gatsby before moving here? Does what it says about American culture still hold true? Call 212-433-9692, or leave a comment here.
Monday, December 17, 2012
We continue to cover the latest news from Newtown, CT, where 27 people were killed in a mass shooting. With:
- WNYC's Richard Hake, provides the latest news updates.
- Dr. Alex Afshar, head of Family Health Care Center of Newtown talks about trauma counseling after the shooting.
- Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal on what action the Senate will take and how his office is responding.
- Connecticut Congressman (CT-1) John Larson on what he is doing for his constituents.
- Evan Osnos, New Yorker China reporter, discusses a 36 year-old man's knife attack on an elementary school in China over the weekend in which all 22 victims survived.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Over the last few years, Burma has been transformed from a repressive dictatorship to a developing democracy. But unlike other revolutions, this has been a top-down change. New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos talks about how Burmese citizens are responding to the rapid changes and the transition to democracy. His article, “The Burmese Spring,” appears in the August 6 issue of the magazine.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The son of Bo Xilai, who attends Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts, has gone missing. This latest development comes after Xilai was ousted from the Communist Party's inner circle and his wife implicated in the murder of a British businessman. We're joined by Evan Osnos, a writer for the New Yorker.