"People of my generation saw hope in the West; young Asians these days see opportunity in China. It seems to me that the American Dream is meeting its first serious challenger," says the acclaimed author of Five Star Billionaire.
Author Paul French, whose wildly successful book Midnight in Peking was awarded the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime last night in New York, visited Asia Society Studios earlier this week to offer some advice for aspiring authors hoping to write the next great China book.
The third issue of the acclaimed Japanese-American literary journal is the most cosmopolitan and wide-ranging yet. Panel discussion with Paul Auster and Charles Simic this Saturday, May 4, at Asia Society New York.
Janice Pariat's debut collection of short stories dismantles stereotypical notions of India's Northeast as an ethereal place surrounded by impregnable jungles and hills, untouched by time and modernity.
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