A leading authority on Taiwan, Shelley Rigger is Brown Professor of Political Science at Davidson College in North Carolina. She earned a PhD in government from Harvard University and has been studying and visiting Taiwan for nearly four decades. She has been a visiting researcher at National Chengchi University in Taipei and a visiting professor at Fudan University in Shanghai. Her books include Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse, and she consults for the US government on East Asian national security issues.
10/25/21, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver/HBO: John Oliver did an episode on Taiwan and featured the book (at the 6:31 mark).
Link to book coverage: https://youtu.be/9Y18-07g39g?t=391
Link to whole episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y18-07g39g
10/25/21, Bloomberg: Author Shelley Rigger is quoted in this article on China media’s response and the book is mentioned.