Yvonne Wong reviews Paul French’s exploration of the genius loci of Shanghai.
May Huang reviews a celebrated debut collection of poetry by the Hong Kong writer Mary Jean Chan.
Emily Chow-Quesada reviews The Hong Kong Writers Circle annual anthology of short stories and poems about the city.
Eli Park Sorensen reviews Galin Tihanov’s impressive new work on the rise and fall of literary theory.
Lin Song reviews Daniel F. Vukovich’s interdisciplinary account of the PRC’s illiberal political culture.
Tom Marling reviews a collection of animal fables that adds an elegant new dimension to the anglophone understanding of the Chinese literary tradition.
May Huang reviews a new collection of poems from Hong Kong.
Ka-Lee Wong reviews an assessment of Hong Kong and its culture two decades after its reversion to China.