Keyword: book excerpt
Read an excerpt from the latest work published by the venerated Chinese-American novelist.
Read an excerpt from Almira Astudillo Gilles' book "The Fire Beneath: Tales of Gold" which tells the story of how Berto Morales stumbled upon relics of the Philippines' gilded past.
After a year of travel around the archipelago, veteran Indonesia-watcher Elizabeth Pisani found "a nation quite different from the one I thought I knew."
Darkly gripping "noir" fiction from Iranian writers plumbs the depths of the nightmare city of Tehran and the limits of human corruptibility and loyalty.
Xiaolu Guo's ambitious new novel explores China through the perspective of a curious London-based translator.
A new book by Asia Society Senior Advisor Dr. Hassan Abbas charts how the Taliban re-emerged as a "formidable force, and one to be reckoned with."
An excerpt from David Pilling's new book relates his immersion, at age 37, in Japanese culture and customs.
Qin Shao's wrenching new study of developing Shanghai introduces the concept of "domicide" — the eradication of a home against the will of its dwellers.