This Day in History: Old Shanghai’s Biggest Ever Gangster Heist

The life and crimes of Elly 'the Swiss' Wilder.

by Paul French, 02 September 2021

This Day in History: 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, 13 August 2021

The Canidrome of Frenchtown: When Shanghai Went to the Dogs

Greyhounds, monkey jockeys, football riots, dance floor brawls, political rallies, mass executions and denunciations.

by Ned Kelly, 22 June 2021

'Destination Peking' and Beijing's Original Hutong Hipsters

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

Sex, Drugs & Bank Jobs: New Paul French Drama Peking Noir

Meet the enigmatic Shura Giraldi.

by Ned Kelly, 11 January 2021

6 Famous Faces Who Made Old Shanghai a Port of Call

Six famous names who made a mark in Shanghai.

by Paul French, 02 December 2020

Strangers on the Praia: Refugees and Resistance in Wartime Macao

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

4 New Paul French Podcasts on Famous Visitors to Old Shanghai

‘Destination Shanghai’goes oral.

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

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