In his autobiographical essays, Yang Mu tells the story of Taiwan's social, political, and cultural changes in the twentieth century through personal narratives about his childhood in Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan.
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." In-person author talk at Asia Society New York December 15, 2014.
A new novel tells the stories of two young men, each unaware of the other's existence, who share a family secret: they were sold for adoption by their American father shortly after their births in the Philippines. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on December 1.
Darkly gripping noir fiction from Iranian writers plumbs the depths of the nightmare city of Tehran and the limits of human corruptibility and loyalty. Author appearances at Asia Society New York in November.
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