Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn If, over the last centuries, the global center of power has shifted West from Europe to America, it kept on moving and now hovers somewhere over the Pacific. Instead of a hegemonic Empire dominating as superpower, we have a multipolar world. There is a new Asian Great Game, and the Indo-Pacific is the crucible in which the geopolitical order of the twenty-first century will be forged. With the Covid-19 pandemic as a fresh catalyst to changes that were already underway, this rebalancing will have deep repercussions in the worlds of business, politics and society at large. For all of the op-ed column inches out there trying to make sense of it all, there is no substitute for a couple of hours in your favorite armchair with a book that can stretch its feet (as you are) in tackling these big questions. Luckily, 2020 has a bumper crop of books engaging with China and the new world order it is engendering that explain full contexts and histories. Here are a few newly released titles — Subscribe, register or login to read the rest. Registered users can access a limited amount of content for free.Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.