The latest in verse from around the Mekong Region.
Myanmar fell apart as soon as it became independent.
The life and work of Marguerite Duras.
Years after reading Orwell’s 1984, I came across a Winston Smith, a clerk who erased ‘unpersons.’
The international defence counsel-cum-Khmer Rouge fellow traveller.
All empires inevitably fade, including France’s in Southeast Asia.
Cambodia’s first Khmer-language literary journal.
Since this house was built, Cambodia’s name has changed half a dozen times and a clamouring of ideologies have had their day.
The difference between lived Buddhism and Buddhism of popular imagination.
When we talk or write about Phnom Penh, we evoke three themes: nostalgia, destruction, and unplanned reconstruction.
Decades after Vietnam, Wayne Matthysse discovered the reason he was still alive.
Steven Boswell talks about his book, King Norodom’s Head
Where peoples, plants and animals are found nowhere else.
The Last Reel and A Tomb for Khun Srun, for all their differences, share striking parallels.
The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver is a huge step forward for Beijing-based Hong Kong novelist Chan Koonchung.
Hanoi at the dawn of the new millennium – in love with the whole goddamned city and our humdrum lives.