Writers who play carelessly with time may leave the language in tatters.
American essayist and novelist based in China since 1994. Writing philosophy: downmarket, big concept, provocative, discriminating, outrageous. Ballard, Beckett, Borges, Dick, Kafka, Hesse, Melville, Mishima, Sade are influences.
The U.S. sexual surveillance state horror.
Reviews of McKenna’s The Sand Pebbles, Mason’s The World of Suzie Wong, Arsan’s Emmanuelle, and Reynolds’ A Woman from Bangkok.
Novelist, essayist, satirist, literary provocateur, polyamorous pansexual China-based anti-Trump American expat.
After long experience in East and Southeast Asia, the author turns his attention to the massage scene in his home country.
Dystopian satire distilling the worst of our present and future into a strangely seductive maze of a story.
How Quincy Carroll’s Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside stacks up against other recent China expat classics.