The New York Times hailed Huang Ruo's new opera Dr. Sun Yat-sen as a "humanizing tribute." At Asia Society last December, the composer discussed his desire to create an opera with a "Cantonese flavor."
Anand Giridharadas's latest book tells the extraordinary true story of a Bangladeshi immigrant who decided to forgive the white supremacist who nearly killed him. Author appearance at Asia Society New York May 12.
One of Japan's most lauded authors explains why genre distinctions don't concern him and how the March 2011 disaster made him realize he's a "political" writer. In-person at Asia Society New York May 3.
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