Annping Chin is a senior lecturer in the history department at Yale University. She is the author of The Authentic Confucius: A Life of Thought and Politics and Children of China: Voices from Recent Years, based on interviews with Chinese children living in the People’s Republic of China. She has also written a study of 18th century Chinese intellectual history and a history of China’s last century through the lives of four highly educated and accomplished women. Chin has also co-authored Chinese Century: A Photographic History of the Last Hundred Years and is currently working on a new translation of Confucius’ Analects for Penguin Classics and a book, The Life of the Analects, with Princeton University Press. Most recently, she has also been studying the excavated texts from the Warring States period (481–221 B.C.); she has published several essays on that subject.