Rana Mitter

Rana Mitter is author of China’s War with Japan, 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival (Penguin)

A lineup of new books tackle the thorny China problem

Richard Overy has done a signal service with this compellingly written, impressively researched book

The culture clash between East and West is complicated by interdependence

Rana Mitter reviews The China Journals and The Colour of the Sky After Rain