Peter Hessler

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Cool War with China; Peter Hessler on Dispatches from China

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

On today’s show, New Yorker staff writer Peter Hessler talks about his time reporting in China and in the West. And Noah Feldman explains why he thinks the United States is entering a Cool War with China—a contest for alliances, resources, and economic dominance. 


Road Trip Reading, Before Getting in the Car

Friday, June 25, 2010

Our selection of road trip–themed stories, books, and shows to get you started on your own soul-searching adventure.

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Talk to Me: Hessler's Treks Through China

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Peter Hessler, The New Yorker's former Beijing correspondent, talked about his journey following the Great Wall at an event for The Asia Society. Listen to the full event here.