Megan Shank

Megan Shank is a freelance writer and Chinese translator whose work has appeared in Newsweek InternationalBloomberg NewsArchaeology MagazineMs. Magazine, and The Daily Beast, among others. During a seven-year stint in China, she served as a senior editor at the Chinese-language edition of Newsweek. She is currently researching her first book, and has contributed to two anthologies: Chinese Characters (University of California Press, 2012); and Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women (McGraw-Hill, 2010). A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, Shank was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, and currently calls New York home. Her website is

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Book Review

By Mara Hvistendahl

Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men

An analysis of Western accountability for Asia’s “missing” girls.