Books The Shanghai Free Taxi Journeys With the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China by Frank Langfitt Hardcover, 300 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $28 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Shanghai Free TaxiSubtitleJourneys With the Hustlers and Rebels of the New ChinaAuthorFrank Langfitt Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary An NPR correspondent took a job as a cab driver in China and offered free rides to those willing to engage in honest conversation in order to paint a more accurate picture of this rapidly changing country. 25,000 first printing. Genres: Travel Politics & Public Affairs Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Shanghai Free Taxi Review Book Reviews 'The Shanghai Free Taxi' Delves Deep Into China's Troubles June 16, 2019 NPR's Frank Langfitt wanted to get to know the real China, so he started a free taxi service in an effort to have conversations with a variety of people. His new book is the result of this reporting.