Louise Rosario

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Book review: Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan

This is an entertaining and well-written book about the life of the Chinese super-rich, a new class who are keeping alive five-star hotels, restaurants and luxury shops around the world.

This is an entertaining and well-written book about the life of the Chinese super-rich, a new class who are keeping alive five-star hotels, restaurants and luxury shops around the world.

16 Aug 2018 - 8:56PM
Book review: Buddha's Book of Sleep, by Joseph Emet

Insomnia is a common complaint, and the market is flooded with drugs, food and devices that promise a good sleep.

Insomnia is a common complaint, and the market is flooded with drugs, food and devices that promise a good sleep.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:46PM
29 Mar 2006 - 12:00AM
Book review: China's Silent Army, by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo

In a four-room apartment in a Cairo suburb rented by a Chinese businessman, five Egyptians sew women's clothes then pack them for delivery.

In a four-room apartment in a Cairo suburb rented by a Chinese businessman, five Egyptians sew women's clothes then pack them for delivery.

24 Feb 2013 - 6:17PM
Book review: Democracy in Retreat

For decades, there has been a common belief that, as nations develop economically, politics will soon catch up and become more democratic. This theory also states that, released from poverty and aspiring for more freedom, the middle class will be at the forefront of such a democratic transformation.

For decades, there has been a common belief that, as nations develop economically, politics will soon catch up and become more democratic. This theory also states that, released from poverty and aspiring for more freedom, the middle class will be at the forefront of such a democratic transformation.

2 Jun 2013 - 5:13PM