August 17, 2019Tash Aw's latest novel, 'We, The Survivors', is a novel of considerable strengths, dealing with important issues that are as universal as they are local, with a strong protagonist in Ah Hock, the man who relates his life story and how he came to commit a murder.
July 10, 2018In Katie Fforde's latest romance, 'A Country Escape', Fran Duke is a throroughly modern city gal who moves to the English countryside to take on the challenges of farming and wooing her handsome neighbour.
March 19, 2018Iranian-American YA fiction writer Tahereh Mafi's new book, 'A Very Large Expanse Of Sea', features a hijab-wearing breakdancing teen who faces bigotry, Islamophobia and an interracial love. It's like looking in the mirror, Tahereh reveals.
March 5, 2018Author Amulya Malladi tries to write a travelogue and the results are mixed. Too many ideas and a focus on physical over cultural differences bog down what could be a promising read in 'The Copenhagen Affair'.