Chan Koonchung says China, despite the nation's progress, has become obsessed with receiving international recognition for its achievements. Photo: NYT
Chan Koonchung says China, despite the nation's progress, has become obsessed with receiving international recognition for its achievements. Photo: NYT

Author Chan Koonchung on the 'fat man' that is China

Chan Koonchung, author of The Fat Years, gives his unique insight into the city's evolving relationship with an increasingly affluent mainland

Chan Koonchung says China, despite the nation's progress, has become obsessed with receiving international recognition for its achievements. Photo: NYT
Chan Koonchung says China, despite the nation's progress, has become obsessed with receiving international recognition for its achievements. Photo: NYT
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