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Forbidden Game Author on 'the Other Side of the Chinese Dream'

Author Dan Washburn discusses his new book The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream with ESPN correspondent Jeremy Schaap and explains what can happen when a golf course gets built in rural China. more

The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream (Complete)

Author Dan Washburn and ESPN's Jeremy Schaap look at the "banned yet booming" status of golf in today's China. more
Author Dan Washburn (L) and ESPN correspondent Jeremy Schaap (R) in a discussion on golf in China at Asia Society New York on September 4, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Multimedia: Author Talk on Golf, the 'Forbidden Game,' Exposes Stark Contrasts in Today's China

In a talk with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, author Dan Washburn relates some of the human costs inherent in the rush to develop golf courses in traditionally rural parts of China. more

ChinaFile Presents: Dan Washburn and Jeremy Schaap on 'The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream'

Dan Washburn and ESPN's Jeremy Schaap will discuss Washburn's new book, which uses the politically taboo topic of golf to paint what critics are calling "an illuminating portrait of modern China." more
An elephant plays with students during a friendly match in honor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at an elephant camp in Ayutthaya province, Thailand on June 9, 2014. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Even Fielding Only Three Teams, Asia Catches World Cup Fever

Slideshow: Few Asian countries have a national team to root for, but the 2014 World Cup has become the source of festivities across the continent. more
A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Patriotic Tiger in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images) more
Shiva Keshavan prepares to take the start of the men's luge singles run 3 on February 14, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Oliver Lang/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: 8 Asian Athletes to Keep an Eye on at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

From Thailand to Pakistan, 21 countries are sending athletes to compete in sports traditionally dominated by North America and Europe. more
Tendulkar reacts after scoring his hundred century during the one-day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between India and Bangladesh in Dhaka on March 16, 2012. (Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: India Bids Adieu to 'Master Blaster,' 'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar

As India's iconic cricketer takes leave of the sport, Asia Society looks back on a glorious career. more
Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman is surrounded by members of the media as he makes his way through Beijing's international airport on September 3, 2013. Rodman said he was heading back to Pyongyang to see his "friend," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but refused to say if he would come back with an imprisoned US citizen. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Was Bill Richardson Right About Dennis Rodman, Kim Jong Un and Kenneth Bae?

At an Asia Society event in July, the former New Mexico governor said Rodman was "the only person" who could get Bae released from North Korean prison. more
'Linsanity' (2013)

Video: That Time Jeremy Lin Mistook New York's Koreatown for Times Square

The makers of the documentary 'Linsanity' offer up some behind-the-scenes stories to the Asian American International Film Festival crowd at Asia Society in New York. more