A Chinese TV show revisits The Last Days of Old Beijing

The Chinese show One Book, One City chooses a text to tour the town. In Paris, the show drew from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast; in London, it followed one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes mysteries. For Beijing, they picked The Last Days of Old Beijing, interviewing students featured in the book. (They flew to Singapore to talk to me.) Watch the show, in Chinese, here.