World Literary Tour: Visit China in 5 Books

This time last year I was about to head to Hong Kong and their long weekend of celebrations to mark

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The Chilli Bean Paste Clan by Yan Ge [book review]

  Bean paste is a stable of Asian cuisine but I suspect for Westerners it’s an acquired taste. I tried

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Hidden voices of Chinese women [book reviews]

The Good Women of China lifts the veil on reality of life for women from that country.

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Books On My Autumn TBR List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday looks to that season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and asks what we’ll be reading

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Kinder than Solitude by Yiyun Li

When a novel is shortlisted for the Folio Prize and the author is someone whose previous work has been shortlisted

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