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Book Review

In the Red

Mark Harrison

Geremie Barmé has a well-earned reputation as l'enfant terrible of Chinese studies in Australia. With an early career as a journalist in Hong Kong, his forays into installations and filmmaking, a penchant for anti-academy-speak - not to mention saying 'fuck' on national television during coverage of the handover of Hong Kong -Barmé is a colourful iconoclast whose academic output is only one part of a virtuosic oeuvre.

In the Red: On Contemporary Chinese Culture brings together essays from that output to form a rich survey of Chinese culture…

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