According to John Stapleton in Thailand: Deadly Destination, the Land of Smiles is one of the world’s most dangerous travel destinations for tourists. So why do travelers keeps Thailand tourist spots?
“Midnight in Peking” is the painstaking reconstruction of the unsolved murder of a 19-year-old daughter of a retired British diplomat and scholar Beijing in the late 1930s. Wonderfully written, it proves fact is stranger that fiction.
The publication of Go Set a Watchman’ by Harper Lee, whose only other novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is an American classic, was one of the most anticipated literary events of 2015. Does it live up to expectations?
“The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China” was written by Julia Lovell, a Professors of Chinese History at the University of London. Published in 2011, it has attracted praise and skepticism by scholars.
Miss Chopsticks is the fictionalized biography of 3 unrelated Chinese women, who have been reborn in book form as sisters, their lives intertwined by Xinran, whose first novel was acclaimed novel The Good Women of China.
Book Review: Stormy with a Chance of Fried Rice is a light-hearted account of life in Jakarta. It was written by the editor of a truth commission report on Timor Leste. It was launched at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival.