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Old China Hand: New Bookworm Manager David Cantalupo Looks Back on His 30 Years in China | the Beijinger

Old China Hand: New Bookworm Manager David Cantalupo Looks Back on His 30 Years in China | the Beijinger: David Cantalupo hasn’t been in Beijing so long as to have taken a slow boat to China, but he did in fact once take one back to the US. Decades before his current role as general manager of The Bookworm, and long before his pioneering stint as managing director in China for ESPN, Cantalupo recalls his typhoon-lashed trek as a toddler, where “My mother was seasick in bed, and I was sitting on the floor playing with blocks that kept toppling over.”


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