Two new books from the subcontinent labour under the shadow of Salman Rushdie’s masterpiece.
Finally the multi-generational family saga comes of age in Asia, in this sensitive Korean novel.
The Sympathizer is bold, bright, ambitious, and beautiful – nine stories written from an array of viewpoints.
Originally written as three novellas, Han Kang’s The Vegetarian is a short, dark, depressing but brilliant novel.
The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver is a huge step forward for Beijing-based Hong Kong novelist Chan Koonchung.
Among the historical thicket of Brit-led charity jamborees, one charity event is now largely lost in the mists of time: 1979’s Concerts for Kampuchea.