Book Review: Maggie Shen King's An Excess Male

Forget ‘leftover women.’ In this novel, it’s China’s vast number of unmarried men that’s the problem.

by Bailey Hu, 03 November 2017

Paul French's 'Bloody Saturday: Shanghai's Darkest Day'

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 14 August 2017

Book Review: Zhang Lijia's Lotus

Zhang Lijia's Lotus shines through the dark.

by Dominique Wong, 25 April 2017

Book Review: Once Upon a Time in the East

A memoir of growing up (and out) of China by Chinese-British writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guoof.

by Dominique Wong, 13 March 2017

Book Review: Eve of a Hundred Midnights

Wartime China through an American correspondent's eyes.

by Noelle Mateer, 11 February 2017

An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing

A bluffer's guide to the capital's past.

by Oscar Holland, 03 December 2016

Book Review: Xue Yiwei - Shenzheners

In both title and structure, Shenzheners draws inspiration from James Joyce's Dubliners, a collection of short stories based on a similar premise.

by Bailey Hu, 21 September 2016

Book Review: Liu Cixin - Death's End

Liu Cixin's award-winning trilogy comes to an end, but is it worth its hype as the Mainland's most important sci-fi work?

by Aelred Doyle, 16 September 2016

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