Brook Larmer

Brook Larmer is an award-winning contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he was the Newsweek bureau chief in Buenos Aires, Miami, Hong Kong, and most recently Shanghai, where he now lives. Lermer is the author of Operation Yao Ming: The Chinese Sports Empire, American Big Business, and the Making of an NBA Superstar, a book about the rise of the Chinese basketball superstar and his path to fortune.

Last Updated: May 17, 2017

‘The New York Times’ on China, from on the Ground in Namibia

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
Western news coverage of China’s engagement in Africa often is confined to the business section, generally focusing on loans, resource deals, or other financial dealings. Moreover, ambitious international feature reporting, particularly from Africa...