Anne Zuckerman is a teacher at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, and she was on campus when the powerful earthquake hit; Host Lisa Mullins speaks to Zuckerman about the earthquake -- and about having to evacuate her apartment.
Host Lisa Mullins talks with The World's book critic, Chris Merrill, about two Chinese novels recently out in English translations: the books are "Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out" by Mo Yan, and "Wolf Totemï¿½ by Jiang Rong.
Troops and rescue workers in southwestern China are struggling to reach areas devastated by a powerful earthquake yesterday; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from The BBC's Michael Bristow in Sichuan province.
The World's Matt Bell reports on the Chinese government's rescue efforts following yesterday's massive earthquake: the government has quickly mobilized troops and assistance - and these efforts have received huge coverage by Chinese news media.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with energy analyst and author Michael Klare about the global appetite energy economy; Klare's new books is titled, "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.ï¿½