Duncan Hewitt reads from his book, a look at the rapid changes China is undergoing as seen through the eyes of ordinary people.
As the nation aspires to better things, China's welfare system no longer provides the safety net that it once did.
As the post-cultural revolution generation reach maturity, parents who missed out on their own education are investing all their hopes and dreams in their children, adding immense pressure to family life.
The last decade has seen radical shifts in sexual mores.
Change has brought about large-scale migration as people search for a better way of life.