The playwright discusses the revival of his celebrated play in an interview with Asia Blog.
One of Japan's most lauded authors explains why genre distinctions don't concern him and how he responded to the Fukushima disaster.
How the "Great Game," the 19th-century imperial rivalry between Great Britain and Russia, may have touched on the legendary Tibetan Buddhist monastery.
Asia Society Museum curator explains what visitors can expect to see at a new exhibition dedicated to a legendary Tibetan Buddhist monastery.
The late James Cahill was a major figure in the study of Chinese painting and its history in the West.
The recent brouhaha over a book on religion has Vishakha Desai worried that Indian cultural discourse is being "hijacked by narrow-minded interests."
Amy Tan's latest novel draws on her own family stories to explore the world of early-1900s Shanghai.
The Oscar-nominated, Emmy Award-winning actress reminisces about growing up in Iran, defends her work in the show "24" and enthuses about her role in Jon Stewart's upcoming directorial debut.