Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao of China attend a meeting with business leaders in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Jan. 19, 2011.  - (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao of China attend a meeting with business leaders in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Jan. 19, 2011.

(Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

For years, China has been driven by one thing: growing its economy. Now the country looks to translate its economic might into global influence. In “The Contest of the Century,” journalist Geoff Dyer describes China’s push into international politics and explains why the United States is in a strong position to come out on top.

For years, China has been driven by one thing: growing its economy. Now the country looks to translate its economic might into global influence. In “The Contest of the Century,” journalist Geoff Dyer describes China’s push into international politics and explains why the United States is in a strong position to come out on top.

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Geoff Dyer

foreign policy correspondent, Financial Times.

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Excerpted from "The Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win" by Geoff Dyer. Copyright © 2014 by Geoff Dyer. Excerpted by permission of Knopf. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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