Award-winning novelist says of his tragicomic second novel, "I haven't made up anything."
The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge is shrouded in a purple haze at twilight in Kobe, Japan on January 7, 2013. (halfrain/Flickr)
"A purdah mentality still dogs Indian society," writes Mira Kamdar. "A woman who can be seen is seen as a woman available for violation."
John Ciorciari argues that in 2013, economic concerns should take precedence over nationalism in the conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Well-traveled photographer Anjum Vahanvati turned a car breakdown in northern India into an award-winning photo opportunity.
A small row boat glides serenely across the Java Sea on January 3, 2013. (rickz/Flickr)
With resurgent nationalism just one trend potentially threatening the region, the new leaders settling into office need to provide steady hands.
Avery Booker reports on five trends in the Chinese luxury market in 2012.
From 1970 to 1991, Gordon served as Asia Society's director of performing arts and then later director of performances, films and lectures. But Asia Society was just one chapter in a remarkable life.