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The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino (translated by Alexander O. Smith) : Book Review

Storyline Rating : 4/5 stars

Brief Summary from Goodreads :

Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. 553 more words

Book Reviews

Eating Fire and Drinking Water by Arlene J. Chai: A Book Review

Arlene Chai is a Filipino-Chinese author who migrated to Australia during the political chaos in 1982. Due to her martial law experience, she is known for her skills in weaving the political problem in the Philippines to her fictions. 386 more words


America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan: A Book Review

In the midst of reading or right after you  ( Filipinos) have read it, you may conclude that Carlos Bulosan ‘s personal accounts of his childhood experiences as well as his abject misery in America appear to be OVER EXAGERRATED , or far from the reality. 519 more words


Meet Molly Gaudry

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Molly Gaudry is the author of the verse novel We Take Me Apart, which was shortlisted for the 2011 PEN/Joyce Osterweil and named 2nd finalist for the Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. 1,583 more words

Interviews With Writers

Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin: A Book Review

What would you DO if your mother went missing? Would you look for her by distributing an avalanche of flyers in public, or making a spate of announcements on TV? 673 more words


Ico: Castle in the Mist (ICO-霧の城)

I read a beautiful book over the week that I had kept dusty in my cabinet for quite a time.

Ico: Castle in the Mist (ICO-霧の城) 418 more words

The Earnest Mask

Author: Xi Ni Er

Genre: Asian Literature, Singaporean Literature

Publication: English Translation; November 2012 by Epigram Books

“So many changes. In only a few years.”

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Asian Literature