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March 26, 2010

Ruined Life Now on Display in China Daily

The China Daily has just published a revised version of How Peter Hessler Ruined my China Life, along with Hessler’s reply. Besides a few editorial changes, the artist also gave me crazy-looking pajama pants:


In my defense, I own no such pajama bottoms. But if a crime against fashion is the only comeuppance I get from writing the article, I consider myself lucky.

Over a year later, the original post is somehow still coming up on the first page of the Google search results for “Peter Hessler.” Sorry about that!