Thomas Bird – Harmony Express: Travels by Train Through China

by Jeremy Bassetti
Thomas Bird Harmony Express Interview

Thomas Bird joins me on the podcast to talk about his book Harmony Express: Travels by Train Through China (Earnshaw Books 2023).

We talk about Thomas’s new book and his creative journey, the development and history of China’s rail network, freelance writing in China in the early 2000s, China’s diversity, his advice for “writing for the ages,” and more.

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