The Ugly Chinaman and the Crisis of Chinese Culture
Writing under the pseudonym of Bo Yang, Guo Yidong has been a trenchant critic of Chinese people and their culture since he fled to Taiwan in 1949. This is a collection of his speeches and articles, which blame Confucianism for these cultural ills. Included are responses from other commentators.
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An absolute must read before going... if you have any sense about delicacies and etiquette you'll want to prepare yourself before going to China. I read it while in HK and I couldn't believe how well this book reflected my day to day experiences.