Author: Sam Gaskin

Sam Gaskin is an arts and culture journalist based in Shanghai. In addition to CNNGo, you can find his writing in The New Zealand Listener, Shanghai Talk and on his blog.

Latest Posts

Rachel DeWoskin: the writer befriending Shanghai's second wives

Rachel DeWoskin: the writer befriending Shanghai's second wives

The author of "Foreign Babes in Beijing" and M's writer-in-residence is juggling a new novel, a TV pilot and a story about second wives in Shanghai
The original sexpat: Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse

The original sexpat: Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse

Truth or fiction, Backhouse’s trysts with Qing dynasty prostitutes, eunuchs and Empress Cixi in ‘Decadence Mandchoue’ are definitely strange
Sam Gaskin: Stop saying ‘Boond’ already

Sam Gaskin: Stop saying ‘Boond’ already

If you’re sipping ‘Mo-way’ on the ‘Boond’ then you’re doing it all wrong
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