Shutters on the Beach
Join Erich Schwartzel in a special conversation over modern diplomacy through the lens of entertainment as well as his latest book, Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy. This event is now happening as part of the 2022 Members Weekend Redux. Interested in attending? Sign up here.
Erich Schwartzel, Reporter, Wall Street Journal
Erich Schwartzel's first book, Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy, was published in February 2022 by Penguin Press. Red Carpet was a New York Times Editors' Choice, called a "page-turner" by Foreign Affairs, and named one of the 125 best books about Hollywood by Esquire. Schwartzel has reported on the film industry for The Wall Street Journal since 2013. His work on Red Carpet was featured on NPR's Fresh Air, CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” and the Bret Easton Ellis podcast. Previously, he covered energy and the environment for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where his work won the Scripps Howard Award for Environmental Reporting. He lives in Los Angeles.