William Dalrymple’s eloquent tale of greed, violence and the first corporate bailout in history.
Few sequels have been as hotly anticipated – or as timely – as this long-awaited novel, and the follow-up to Atwood’s 1985 dystopian masterpiece is a worthy second instalment.
I grew up in Britain, but I’m entirely Asian’ says the first writer in residence of the newly renovated Raffles Hotel Singapore.
The poet, activist, author and actor’s roller-coaster life is being re-examined along with his 1935 novel, The Hanging on Union Square, now republished as a Penguin Classic.
Trying to escape a life of hard-drug taking, Luke Williams travelled in Asia for three years. He writes about his wild experiences in his new book, Down and Out in Paradise.
An A-to-Z coffee table book of ideas for international weekend mini-trips, culled from the pages of The New York Times, this tome has no practical purpose we can fathom, beautiful though it may be.
An ever playful, layered retelling of the tragi-comedy sees the delusional Don Quixote reborn as an ageing Indian salesman tilting at reality television.
R.F. Kuang’s second book picks up where the first left off, with heroine Rin on the run.
‘I thought I would have so much time to read and write, but actually I spend a lot of time chopping wood, clearing ditches and repairing my road’, says British novelist Will Dean.
Murder mystery turned revenge tragedy moves from the comfy confines of California to the gritty city.
Chatwin digs through the city’s 3,000-year history on a trek down Changan Jie, or Long Peace Street
The Redemption of Time, by Baoshu, transports Liu’s characters into a new universe.
In his second memoir, Forty Nights, ex-marine Chris Thrall describes with wit and warmth his attempts, with varying degrees of success, to face his demons back home in Britain.
Exhalation by Ted Chiang includes nine tales, most of them masterpieces while a couple don’t quite hit the mark.
Find answers to existential questions, learn how to arm yourself in the fight against climate change and explore the world beneath your feet, all in the pages of a book.
In My Seditious Heart, the writer takes on gender politics, corporate globalisation, religious fundamentalism and India’s caste system.
Artist Assia Bennani pays homage to her adopted home of 12 years with a loving portrait of the city co-written by Ellen Ng. Tale follows the adventures of a young girl and a lost frog as she helps him find his way home.
In The Unpassing, evocative story about the arbitrariness of life in an unfamiliar place, San Francisco-based author Chia-Chia Lin creates a shadowy world, rich in imagery and atmosphere, seen through a child’s eyes.
The New York-based Indian writer’s ninth novel lays bare mankind’s failure to process the new realities of a changed environment