Monday, 7 November 2016
I am temporarily closing the blog, until after Chinese New Year - i.e. until Feb 2017. I'll keep tweeting and sharing links to Facebook, though, so keep an eye on those accounts, if you can, and I do hope you check out the blog when it re-opens. Thanks, Rosie.
Friday, 4 November 2016
The thirteenth edition of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, one of Southeast Asia’s leading literary events, concluded this October 30th. Over five days, around 170 authors, artists and performers from more than 20 countries took centre stage, the largest contingent being from Indonesia and Australia.
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Intruder In Mao’s Realm, by British academic Richard Kirkby, provides an insider’s view of China in the final throes of the Cultural Revolution and its immediate aftermath.