July 07, 2016
The Vegetarian: A Delicate Song of Blood
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The Vegetarian is the first Korean novel to claim the Man Booker International Prize.
July 17, 2015
The Disturbing Pseudo-Intellectualism of China's Xi Jinping
By David Volodzko
Even while airing his admiration for classic literature, Xi maintains strict controls on China's authors.
February 19, 2014
Storytelling, Cultural Spheres and the Senkaku Dilemma
By Jonathan DeHart
To what extent could a shared cultural sphere overcome bitter disputes and heal wounds from East Asia’s past?
April 27, 2011
Not Lost in Translation
Kyung-Sook Shin’s latest novel has hit it big in the US. So why has ‘Please Look After Mom’ been so successful?
January 28, 2011
Literary Animals Teem in Jaipur
The annual Jaipur Literature Festival was one enhanced by one-of-a-kind hero encounters and even a little bit of drama.
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