Ed Simon thinks through the spiritual malady of addiction in this review essay of Leslie Jamison’s memoir.
Emily Chow reviews Gordon Mathews’s ethnographic portrait of the lives of sub-Saharan Africans in Guangzhou.
Nathan Hoks reviews a collection of poetry that is both riotously funny and artfully devious.
Chris Maden reviews Syd Goldsmith’s memoir of his life in Hong Kong around the years of the Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution.
Juan Zhong reviews the travelogue of a Frenchman’s journey around China at the turn of the century.
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.
Matthew Kovac reviews a timely re-examination of the violence that underscored Europe’s imperial and colonial ventures.