Isabel Hilton is a London-based journalist and broadcaster, and editor of the website, China Dialogue. Her work has appeared in the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Granta, El Pais and many other publications. She has reported from China, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe and has written and presented several documentaries for BBC television. Since 2001 she has been a presenter of the BBC Radio Three’s cultural programme, Night Waves. She has authored and co-authored several books and holds an honorary doctorate from Bradford University.