British, b. 1956.
Genres: Geography, History, Travel/ Exploration.
Career: Journalist in Brussels, Belgium, 1980-83; Associated Press, Geneva, Switzerland, journalist, 1983-85; Guardian, London, England, journalist in London and China, 1985-91; British Broadcasting Corp., London, journalist; South China Morning Post, Beijing bureau chief; The Independent, Beijing correspondent.
Publications: The Lost Country: Mongolia Revealed, 1991; Hungry Ghosts: China’s Secret Famine, 1996; The Chinese, 2000; Rogue State: The Continuing Threat of North Korea, 2005. Work represented in anthologies.
Address: 3-31 Legend Garden, 89 Capital Airport Rd, Beijing 101300, People’s Republic of China.
Online Address: jsprjas @ aol.com