The life and crimes of Elly 'the Swiss' Wilder.
by Paul French, 02 September 2021
Only the third blue plaque honoring a Chinese person.
by Paul French, 29 June 2021
Paul French with 18 tales of foreigners who spent time in Peking in the first half of the 20th century.
by Paul French, 03 February 2021
Six famous names who made a mark in Shanghai.
by Paul French, 02 December 2020
The influx of European Jewish refugees meant a press to serve this new community and a response to Nazi anti-Semitic propaganda was required.
by Paul French, 30 September 2020
Paul French weaves together the stories of those Jewish refugees who moved on from wartime Shanghai to seek a possible route to freedom via the Portuguese colony.
by Paul French, 04 August 2020
Take a tour through sin central for gangsters, gamblers and the worst elements of Shanghai's criminal underbelly.
by Paul French, 23 October 2019