Stuart Walton reviews multi-award winning poet Ocean Vuong’s autobiographical debut novel, finding a writer dexterously at home in both elements.
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.
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.
Sasha Dovzhyk on the haunting banality of Europe’s biggest nuclear catastrophe.
Theophilus Kwek reviews two new collections of poetry.
Pinky Lui discusses the consolation of stillness in Modernist art.