The Trouble with Taiwan maps out the island’s history, underscoring the global significance of its relationship with China and making the case for why the world should still care, very much, about what happens next. Photo: Shutterstock

The Trouble with Taiwan – book maps out why the world should care about the self-ruled island

  • Charting the island’s history, Kerry Brown and Kalley Wu Tzu-hui underscore the global significance of its relationship with China
  • Makes the case for why the world should pay attention to what happens in Taiwan and to its citizens
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The Trouble with Taiwan maps out the island’s history, underscoring the global significance of its relationship with China and making the case for why the world should still care, very much, about what happens next. Photo: Shutterstock
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Elton John, whose autobiography Me has just been released, performing in Copenhagen. Photo: Alamy

Drugs, celebrity spats, rock ’n’ roll: Elton John’s Me is a lighthearted yet sombre look at an extraordinary life

  • The British pop icon’s life has always been an open book but his roller-coaster of an autobiography is still worth a read
  • He reveals himself to be generous, talented, thoughtful and – in his public battles with tabloids and bigots – even courageous
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Elton John, whose autobiography Me has just been released, performing in Copenhagen. Photo: Alamy
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