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Book review: Kosher Chinese. A Fun Read.

Disclaimer: I received a free review copy of Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching, and Eating with China’s Other Billion from the publisher.

Kosher Chinese is a quick read, pretty entertaining, and for those of you who don’t know much about Chinese culture and China, may be somewhat shocking. (some of the stereotypical comments they make about Americans, Christians, eating pork, etc.) But it’s a very interesting view at what is quickly apparent to many who are in China: the Chinese perspective on life not all that different from post-modern culture where people construct all sorts of meaning for themselves. And it’s a mixture of capitalism, the Party, traditional Chinese values, and whatever else people can grab a hold onto. (Actually very American-like if you ask me)

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A bit about me

Thomas Chow is a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience in technology, legal services, and startup companies. A former China law and business blogger, he is currently General Counsel & Secretary at PubMatic, a digital advertising platform providing automation technology for publishers and programmatic tools for media buyers.  He still enjoys a good chat about all things Chinese.

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