Reviews of Richard McKenna’s The Sand Pebbles, Richard Mason’s The World of Suzie Wong, Emmanuelle Arsan’s Emmanuelle, and Jack Reynolds’ A Woman from Bangkok.
Novelist, essayist, satirist, literary provocateur, polyamorous pansexual China-based anti-Trump American expat.
How Quincy Carroll’s Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside stacks up against other recent China expat classics.
Satirical review of the latest addition to Chinese socialist realist fiction.
Why this vicious satire of contemporary China that’s causing readers to gag had to be written.
Lande’s historical novel set during the Taiping Rebellion cultivates a richly textured and musical English.
What happens to writing when it’s fed through the political correctness machine.