British writer Pico Iyer. Photo: Brigitte Lacombe

Pico Iyer on how a chance layover in Japan changed his life and literature hindered his ability to write

  • The writer will headline the Hong Kong International Literary Festival in November
  • ‘I grew up in Britain, but I’m entirely Asian’ he says, explaining his affinity with Hong Kong and Singapore
Topic |   Books and Literature

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British writer Pico Iyer. Photo: Brigitte Lacombe
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H.T. Tsiang on the set of Kraft Mystery Theatre. Picture: courtesy of Universal Studios. Photo: Universal Studios

Chinese-American writer H.T. Tsiang’s novel The Hanging on Union Square is now a Penguin Classic

  • The poet, activist, author and actor’s roller-coaster life is being re-examined along with his self-published 1935 book
  • Mercurial, innovative and impossible to pigeonhole, his unique artistry is indivisible from his insecure existence as an immigrant
Topic |   Chinese authors

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H.T. Tsiang on the set of Kraft Mystery Theatre. Picture: courtesy of Universal Studios. Photo: Universal Studios
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