Beverly Ngai reviews new historical fiction, exploring the oppressive patriarchy of 1930s Shanghai.
Stuart Walton reviews the latest novel by acclaimed author Micheal Chabon, arguing that the famed author is in a transitional stage Continue reading
Jeffrey Tam reviews the latest anthology by the Hong Kong Writers Circle, a text which envisages twenty utopian/dystopian futures for Continue reading
Conor Dawson reviews O’Callaghan’s debut novel, an uncanny reincarnation of the Gothic for the contemporary reader. Conor O’Callaghan, Nothing on Continue reading
Nicole Mansour reviews Quincy Carroll’s debut novel, an exploration of cultural otherness and symbolic differences among expatriates in foreign communities. Quincy Continue reading
Timothy Ogene reviews Onuzo’s brand-new 2017 Faber novel, discussing intertextuality, gratuitous representations of African poverty and ‘what it means to Continue reading
Jeremy Simmons reviews Yann Martel’s latest, praising the novel’s magical realism as a new form of modern mythology. Yann Martel, Continue reading
Christopher Hill reviews Stephanie Han’s new collection of short stories exploring the nature of identity and the concept of home. Continue reading