Category: Asia & Australia

11 June, 2015

Christopher Oakey

Dig Tree



3 February, 2014

Emily Williams

The Coming Global Order

Charles Kupchan offers an alternative future vision that avoids scaremongering about the Chinese or lamenting the West's lost greatness.


Peter Auger

Boxers and Saints: Imagining a Rebellion

Peter Auger on the generation and denial of paradigms of self-transformation in Gene Luen Yang's two-part graphic novel Boxers & Saints.


10 June, 2013

Nakul Krishna

Novel Conceits

Hamid's experiments with genre and form are a singular achievement, not an agenda for the fiction of globalisation.


17 February, 2013

Nakul Krishna

The Fat Sheep’s Tails

William Dalrymple's history of the British invasion of Afghanistan in 1839 draws on new archival material to paint a rich picture of its subject, Nakul Krishna writes.


Toby Lloyd

What Happens Next

Prajwal Parajuly's debut collection of stories leads Toby Lloyd to ask why Britain has such little appetite for short fiction.


14 May, 2012

Megan Robb

Behind the Beautiful Forevers



13 February, 2012

Andrew Fleming

Marketplaces in Afghanistan

Noah Coburn's Bazaar Politics argues for the wider political applicability of regional social structures in Afghanistan.


16 January, 2012

Aaron R. Hanlon

An Enormous Will at Work

John Nery's Revolutionary Spirit assesses the legacy of José Rizal's struggles for independence.


17 October, 2011

Nakul Krishna

The Basket Case

Anatol Lieven's Pakistan: A Hard Country casts a knowledgeable and sympathetic eye over a troubled state.