Michael Wu, founder and CEO of Amber Group, tells how Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeah’s book, Blitzscaling, changed his life and influenced his company.
Author Jonathan Kaufman vividly recounts the rise, and the missteps, of the phenomenally successful Sassoon and Kadoorie dynasties, who followed the British from India to Shanghai and Hong Kong.
In The Jakarta Method, American journalist Vincent Bevins documents systematically for the first time the mass exterminations in Indonesia that became a blueprint for organised programmes of state terror around the world.
One Bright Moon, Sydney-based family doctor Andrew Kwong’s powerful, brutal memoir of growing up in Mao’s China, was written for his children and grandchildren.
Hayao Miyazaki’s creative process at the Japanese animation studio, Harvey Weinstein and Neil Gaiman clashing over a translation of Princess Mononoke, all things Japanese, and more, in American Ghibli executive’s memoir.
Powerfully detailing modern-day feminism in plastic surgery-obsessed South Korea, author Frances Cha’s novel If I Had Your Face also puts a spotlight on the dark consequences of contemporary gender inequity.
The starting point for Tsering Woeser’s book, Forbidden Memory, was a trunk of photographs taken by her father in Tibet in the 1960s.
Journalist Geoffrey Cain’s book Samsung Rising focuses on the South Korean tech giant’s slip-ups as much as its achievements, in particular those of its chairman Lee Kun-hee, described here warts and all.
In Chinese sci-fi writer Cixin Liu’s new book, ants and dinosaurs enter into a strange symbiotic relationship. It can be read as an allegory of the left and right hemispheres of the brain, or of the world’s two largest economies.
Bird Talk, translated into English for the first time, explores socio-political narratives and memories of the writer’s own itinerant life.
Older, wiser and not above a self-deprecating joke or two, the horror writer’s gilded late period continues with a collection of four works in If It Bleeds.
New book examines the human consequences of a globalised system in which an American smartphone is produced by a Taiwanese company using a mainland Chinese workforce
Book sales have increased by up to 400 per cent with dystopian fiction and heavyweight classics proving particularly popular.
Writing under lockdown, Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano does the maths on the pandemic and offers some implications for our future.
Friends and colleagues recall the late Nobel Peace Prize winner and a fearless champion of human rights and democracy in China.