For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
The recent bid from a Chinese firm to buy American oil company Unocal is drawing attention to the growing role China is playing in the US economy. Diane and her guests discuss what effects this could have for Americans and for the Chinese.
- Neil Hughes former senior operations officer, China and Mongolia department of the World Bank, and author of "China's Economic Challenge: Smashing the Iron Rice Bowl"
- Michael Wessel commissioner, U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission
- Bill Powell senior writer for Time Magazine, based in Shanghai
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