Global education charity Room to Read will receive proceeds from the sale of an anthology of essays by authors including Philip Pullman, Pico Iyer, and Salley Vickers.
City on Fire, by Hong Kong lawyer Antony Dapiran, is an essential guide to last year’s ‘fight for the very soul of the city’.
The 23-year-old activist’s much-anticipated first book deftly weaves his own story with that of post-handover Hong Kong.
William Dalrymple’s eloquent tale of greed, violence and the first corporate bailout in history.
First, They Erased Our Name author Habiburahman was a carefree child when his grandmother told him of the campaigns of violence and terror against his people. Two generations later, little has changed for the stateless Rohingya.
As much a national history as it is a travelogue, Anna Sherman’s book paints an intricate, rich portrait of the city once known as Edo.
Jing-Jing Lee’s haunting narrative follows one of the Lion City’s unseen citizens, a widow and ‘cardboard auntie’, as she is forced to confront the horrors she experienced during the Japanese occupation
Eugenia Kim again mines her own family’s history for her latest novel, by shifting the story between the United States and South Korea, she illustrates the power of separation and the duty of sacrifice
Partly born from American journalist Patrick Winn’s frustration at Southeast Asia’s representation in the Western media, the book probes little-known terrain and highlights the human side to such underworld endeavours
You-jeong Jeong’s first book to be translated into English is an intense page-turner seeping with gore that delves deep into the dark side of the human psyche
A story of gore, horror and hope from the master of landscapes, solitude and self reflection
In Political Tribes, a book bristling with stinging home truths, Tiger Mom author blames American exceptionalism for decades of foreign-policy disasters and failure to grasp the mind-blowing tribalism that decided the 2016 election
Wu’s fifth novel blurs the lines between memoir and fiction, riding a singular obsession deep into cultural history
After Man Tiger and Beauty Is a Wound, the third work by the literary sensation to be translated into English is an unflinching examination of physical and sexual violence
South Korea’s best-known author, Hwang Yok-song uses both waste and mythical creatures to weigh the social and emotional price of a throwaway society in his latest novel
Jordi Magraner spent 15 years in Chitral in search of a Himalayan Yeti, a quest that ended with his murder in 2002. Seven years later, journalist Gabi Martinez followed in his footsteps, and the result is a riveting book
With masterful economy and ease, the Pulitzer Prize-winner subverts our expectations of the refugee experience, drawing out not just the buried trauma but also the dreams and hopes of those who leave their homeland and end up ghosts in a new country
Lee’s second novel, almost 30 years in the making, is a brilliant and subtle account of a Korean family across four generations and eight decades, and the struggles to find an identity as tradition crumbles in the face of modernity
The Australian writer, known for his deep connection to the environment, ruminates on a life in thrall to the beauty and power of language and landscape
You can’t help but be changed by reading Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Canadian writer Madeleine Thien’s lyrical third novel chronicling one family’s experience from civil war to June 4
Family ties fester as a bloody civil war reaches its denouement in this unforgettable first novel by Rajith Savanadasa
Tahmima Anam concludes her Bengal trilogy with a novel that, in recounting the story of a love across continents and ethnic lines, subtly addresses the deepest concerns of our age
Historian's latest book about Russia, The Romanovs, covers 300 years of the imperial family
The Pulitzer-winning novelist has gone beyond the gilded and sanitised Sunday school story to reveal a man with a lust for life in all its aspects
Swedish author says he couldn't turn down offer to write further adventures of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomqvist, despite the pressure and the opposition from Larsson's widow.
Part memoir, part reportage, part social analysis, Mama, is shaped around the author's conversations with 10 experts.
To read The Green Road, Anne Enright's eighth work of fiction, is to understand why the Booker Prize-winning author was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction this year. Readers will almost flinch at its brutal honesty even as they marvel at its acute perceptions as it transports you ever deeper into the fragile fissures of family, love and the human heart.
A coil of tales within tales draws the reader deep into the complexity of the author's homeland and to the dark heart of the novel.
Scottish author Andrew Hagan's new novel shines a light not just on the battlefront of the Afghanistan war, a conflict he describes as Britain's Vietnam, but the home front.