Chun Han Wong is a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where he covers Chinese politics and foreign policy. In 2019, he was effectively expelled from mainland China after he published an article about Xi Jinping’s cousin, and in 2021, he was part of a team of reporters at The Wall Street Journal that was named as Pulitzer Prize finalists for their coverage of China’s autocratic turn under Xi Jinping. He recently published a book, Party of One: The Rise of Xi Jinping and China’s Superpower Future, about Xi’s rule and his impact on the Communist Party. Chun Han Wong.Illustration by Lauren Crow Q: For people who have not yet read it, what is the focus of your new book? A: The book is trying to explain Xi Jinping’s China, and more specifically, the Communist Party and how they’ve changed. The party used to operate more from the shadows: it was trying to become more of a governing party, where it took a step back from the frontlines. It put the state agencies at the fSubscribe or login to read the rest. 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.