I'm reading Philip Pan's Out of Mao's Shadow between my book events, and enjoying it very much. The book is extremely well written and interesting to read. I do have questions, which I will raise in this space if I haven't found answers when I finish.
For now, anyone who is interested in the relationship between China's economic growth and its political future might want to take a look at the discussion that took place on TPMCafe Book Club. Note: read the posts from bottom up.