Deborah Fallows is a writer and a linguist. For... Read More
Deborah Fallows is a writer and a linguist. For the last five years, she and her husband, the writer James Fallows, have been crisscrossing the country in their small plane, reporting on the reinvention of small towns. Their book on the project, Our Towns: A 100,000 Journey into the Heart of America, was published in May, 2018.
Deb has written extensively on language, culture, travel, and China for The Atlantic, National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times and The Washington Monthly. Her 2010 book, Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language, is based on her 3-year experience living and working in China.