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The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present (by John Pomfret).
No other history of U.S.-China relations is as comprehensive, authoritative, or fascinating to read as veteran foreign correspondent John Pomfret’s book.
Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China (by Alec Ash).
This book is a superb introduction to China in the early 21st century as lived by people born in the 1980s. Ash befriended six young people from a variety of backgrounds, including a patriotic daughter of a Party official, a would-be rock star, and an internet gaming addict, and tells their stories with sympathy and humor.