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 /  Switzerland
Once more we have asked our members, this year's speakers as well as our colleagues all over the world what they have been reading lately. Here is our list of book recommendations, a selection for the travelling the world through windows of time and space – page by page.
 /  India
On September 17, 2018, Nandita Das, Rasika Dugal and Raja Sen discussed the making of the film 'Manto' at Asia Society India Centre's special pre-release screening.
The 'Little Fires Everywhere' scribe on the increased visibility of Asian-Americans on screen, the TV adaptation of her book starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, and why she needs silence to write.
A celebration of Pakistani literature and culture through a global lens.
 /  Australia
A public update with news and original analysis on Asia and Australia-Asia relations.
 /  India
The seventh annual Opening Night Celebration Dinner of the Mumbai Times Litfest saw some of the world's best writers and key figures from the city's cultural scene in attendance.
The memoirist says that she feels more free in her second language.
The Korean-American writer discusses her work profiling Japan's marginalized Korean population.
a cross-cultural dialogue between contemporary Japanese and American authors
As part of the Singaporean Literary Festival in New York, Asia Society hosted two Singaporean and two Filipina-born writers for a reading and discussion.
Yang Mu discusses 'Memories of Mount Qilai'
Author Kevin Kwan discusses "China Rich Girlfriend."
In conversation with author James Bradley
 /  India
Rohan Murty and Rahul Jacob speak about the effort to conserve classical Indian literature.
Author Suki Kim discusses "Without You, There Is No Us."
Feb. 23: Mohsin Hamid returns with new nonfiction collection.
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."
A complex and compelling story of two young men who share a biological father and a family secret, but grow up continents apart, each unaware of the other.

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 /  New York
Panelists at Asia Society's 2014 National Chinese Language Conference discuss the challenges of recreating an unfamiliar culture in English.
 /  New York
Novelist Amy Tan and Orville Schell unravel some of the complex issues surrounding Chinese American identity.
 /  New York
New voices dispel stereotypes, offer 'counter-narrative.'