History as Boredom — Another Plenum, Another Resolution, Beijing, 11 November 2021

該內容僅提供英文版。 Spectres & Souls Shortly after the demise of Mao Zedong in September 1976, Simon Leys observed that: ‘…in a normal everyday situation where “his giant’s wants prevent him from walking”, any Great Leader worth his salt has a strong tendency to stir up artificial gales in order to get some wind back under his pinions.… 閱讀

Commemorating Jacques Pimpaneau

該內容僅提供英文版。 The Best China Pierre Ryckmans, better known to readers under the pen name of Simon Leys, valued Jacques Pimpaneau as ‘a colourful character, original, a non-conformity, an oddball, cultivated, generous.’… 閱讀