The playwright discusses the revival of his celebrated play in an interview with Asia Blog.
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Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani novelists recently hosted by Asia Society are finalists for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
A candid new documentary captures how women are in the vanguard of social change in Pakistan.
New documentary depicts the women of Bangladesh's Banishanta Island as they navigate their lives in the face of climate change.
"You can judge the maturity of a society by the amount of satire it can endure," says top editorial cartoonist.
The Chinese artist's latest work is a literally iconic work of fiction.
Columbia University scholar discusses the theories of "literary humanism" advanced in his new book.
One of China's leading new novelists puts a human face on the phenomenon of mass migration.
Thirteen-year-old Lianyun Wu of China is recognized for her work preserving cultural heritage at a White House ceremony.
Scholar Melissa Walt explains what makes Zao Wou-ki one of the pre-eminent modern Chinese artists.