Blair Reeve reviews a collection of poetry that considers the ways in which our instincts often defy our better nature.
Liz Wan Yuen-Yuk reviews an authoritative new collection of one of Taiwan’s most respected writers from the turn of the century.
Paul Scott Stanfied reviews a beguiling book of poetry from the pen of Joshua Edwards.
Carissa Ma reviews a book that thinks our visions of the future for the human body is driven by darker facets of the unconscious.
Marija Todorova reviews Mang Ke’s poetry collection and considers the significant role played by translators in such projects.
Blair Reeve reviews a debut collection of poetry from Nashua Gallagher.
Winnie L.M Yee looks at how the content and production of Hollywood genre films and world cinema reflect man’s place in the postwar landscape of nuclear fear and climate crisis.
Harry Yi-Jui Wu reviews a collection of essays that discuss the often disorienting impact of the introduction of Western biological and medical sciences to East Asia.