Matthew Wu reviews a novel crafted from the personal stories of those who fled mainland China as a consequence of WWII and the Chinese Civil War.
As the Bharatiya Janata Party looks set to take a general election majority in an India increasingly hostile to minorities, Ragini Mohite reviews Githa Hariharan’s important novel on caste inequality and Dalit experience
Ragini Mohite reviews Tabish Khair’s latest novel, a sensitive acknowledgement of the indignities faced by minority communities and individuals in contemporary India.
Kristof Van den Troost reviews a Tibetan tale of the encounter between traditionalism and modernity.
Chris Maden reviews Syd Goldsmith’s memoir of his life in Hong Kong around the years of the Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution.
Chris Maden reviews the third volume of David T. K. Wong’s memoirs of his life in 1970s Hong Kong.
Emily Chow reviews a collection of short stories that unfold the various facets of Hong Kong written by writers based in Hong Kong.
Heidy Lo reviews Marshall Moore’s new tale of a Hong Kong haunted by history that is also a deftly told allegory for today.