Daniel Bristow discusses a seminal new book on Clarissa and theories of Tragedy from Lacan and Benjamin to Nietzsche and Hölderlin.
Mike Cormack on a long history of a family from the Opium Wars to the present day.
Kevin Forkan reviews a new book on the British Empire in India, countering those Brexit lovers who have forgotten the horrors of empire.
Joel Swann’s epic series of 21 reviews of poetry published in Hong Kong continues with Kim Hyesoon’s short collection.
Beverly Ngai reviews new historical fiction, exploring the oppressive patriarchy of 1930s Shanghai.
Edwin Montoya Zorrilla discusses the G20 protests, George Romero’s zombies and the question of innocence in the age of police brutality.
Colin Lee Marshall reviews the latest experimental poetry by former Hong Kong professor Robert Kiely.
Frank G Karioris on the latest by Milan Kundera and how it can help rehabilitate the Left today.