Keyword: book excerpts
New York Times journalist Ian Johnson, a finalist for this year's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, discusses the double-edged sword of Chinese urbanization.
Louisa Lim, author of 'The People's Republic of Amnesia,' says "we seem further than ever from any reevaluation of the killings of 1989."
The recent brouhaha over a book on religion has Vishakha Desai worried that Indian cultural discourse is being "hijacked by narrow-minded interests."
The editor of a wide-ranging new anthology about the China expatriate experience aimed to include "something for everyone, expats and casual travelers alike."
The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India's future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.
A skim through Fodor's 1984 PRC travel guide shows China's drastic transformation since.
"The book began as an experiment ... but from there the story just kept flowing," says first-time novelist Kwan.