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 2020

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, 14 August 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

WIN! Passes for Bespoke's New Online China Speaker Series

Just think of the knowledge you'll acquire!

by Ned Kelly, 21 April 2020

12 Gruesome Murders that Shocked Old China

An Audible Original from Paul French.

by Paul French, 02 December 2019

Gangster's Paradise: A Night Out in the Shanghai Badlands

Take a tour through sin central for gangsters, gamblers and the worst elements of Shanghai's criminal underbelly.

by Paul French, 23 October 2019

Gangs of Old Shanghai: The Spider Club Gang

A who's who of old time organized crime.

by Paul French, 21 October 2019

Gangs of Old Shanghai: The Lojnikoff Gang

A who's who of old time organized crime.

by Paul French, 15 October 2019

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