Mekong Review: vol. 5 no. 4

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The latest issue of Mekong Review come in a paperback book format for the same time (because of printing restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic). As usual, it contains some of the best long-form essays and review and artwork from the Southeast Asian region and beyond.

HONG KONG Kong Tsung-gan, The edict

INTERVIEW Elaine Yu, Joshua Wong

HONG KONG Jeffrey Wasserstrom, City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong by Antony Dapiran; Aftershock: Essays on Hong Kong by Holmes Chan (ed)

POEM Lok Man Law, ‘Records of a Floating Island’

CHINA Tom Baxter, Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City by Fang Fang

POEMS Yuan Changming, ‘Woman-radical: A feminist lesson in Chinese characters’; ‘Fragmenting: A sonnet in infinitives’

FOREIGN RELATIONS Michael Reilly, Hidden Hand: Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World by Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg

SINGAPORE Theophilus Kwek, Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics by Cherian George

NOTEBOOK Anjan Sundaram, Asia matters

INDONESIA Lara Norgaard, The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World by Vincent Bevins

MEMOIR Helen Jarvis, First, They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks by Habiburahman

BIOGRAPHY Gozde Deniz Altunkeser, MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman by Ben Hubbard

URBAN AFFAIRS Anne Stevenson-Yang, The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City by Juan Du

HISTORY Paul French, Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai by James Carter

JOURNAL Louis Raymond, Personal history

FICTION/TRAVEL Emily Ding, Stories of the Sahara by Sanmao

SHORT STORY Bao Ninh, White clouds flying

FICTION David Payne, Lucky Ticket by Joey Bui

FICTION Esther Kim, The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See; White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn-Bracht

THE PHILIPPINES Bryony Lau, Insurrecto by Gina Apostol; The Kingmaker by Lauren Greenfield; America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan

FICTION Anna MacDonald, Rise & Shine by Patrick Allington

POEM Siddharth Dasgupta, ‘Three photographs’

NOTEBOOK Pauline Fan, Carried away

POETRY Michael Freeman, Moving House by Theophilus Kwek

CONVERSATION Rupert Arrowsmith, Jennifer MacKenzie

NEIGHBOURHOOD Febriana Firdaus, Ubud, Bali

PROFILE Olivia Norrmén-Smith, Voan Savay

POP CULTURE Peter Guest, Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World by Matt Alt

TRAVEL Marc de Faoite, Coffee in Jeju

POEM Rory Harris, ‘& in’

BOOKSELLER Andrew Quilty, Danish in Kabul

LETTER Erfan Dana, Don’t forget us

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The latest issue of Mekong Review come in a paperback book format for the same time (because of printing restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic). As usual, it contains some of the best long-form essays and review and artwork from the Southeast Asian region and beyond.

HONG KONG Kong Tsung-gan, The edict

INTERVIEW Elaine Yu, Joshua Wong

HONG KONG Jeffrey Wasserstrom, City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong by Antony Dapiran; Aftershock: Essays on Hong Kong by Holmes Chan (ed)

POEM Lok Man Law, ‘Records of a Floating Island’

CHINA Tom Baxter, Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City by Fang Fang

POEMS Yuan Changming, ‘Woman-radical: A feminist lesson in Chinese characters’; ‘Fragmenting: A sonnet in infinitives’

FOREIGN RELATIONS Michael Reilly, Hidden Hand: Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World by Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg

SINGAPORE Theophilus Kwek, Air-Conditioned Nation Revisited: Essays on Singapore Politics by Cherian George

NOTEBOOK Anjan Sundaram, Asia matters

INDONESIA Lara Norgaard, The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World by Vincent Bevins

MEMOIR Helen Jarvis, First, They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks by Habiburahman

BIOGRAPHY Gozde Deniz Altunkeser, MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman by Ben Hubbard

URBAN AFFAIRS Anne Stevenson-Yang, The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City by Juan Du

HISTORY Paul French, Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai by James Carter

JOURNAL Louis Raymond, Personal history

FICTION/TRAVEL Emily Ding, Stories of the Sahara by Sanmao

SHORT STORY Bao Ninh, White clouds flying

FICTION David Payne, Lucky Ticket by Joey Bui

FICTION Esther Kim, The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See; White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn-Bracht

THE PHILIPPINES Bryony Lau, Insurrecto by Gina Apostol; The Kingmaker by Lauren Greenfield; America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan

FICTION Anna MacDonald, Rise & Shine by Patrick Allington

POEM Siddharth Dasgupta, ‘Three photographs’

NOTEBOOK Pauline Fan, Carried away

POETRY Michael Freeman, Moving House by Theophilus Kwek

CONVERSATION Rupert Arrowsmith, Jennifer MacKenzie

NEIGHBOURHOOD Febriana Firdaus, Ubud, Bali

PROFILE Olivia Norrmén-Smith, Voan Savay

POP CULTURE Peter Guest, Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World by Matt Alt

TRAVEL Marc de Faoite, Coffee in Jeju

POEM Rory Harris, ‘& in’

BOOKSELLER Andrew Quilty, Danish in Kabul

LETTER Erfan Dana, Don’t forget us

 

Publisher: Mekong

Paperback

2020

ISBN: 9772016012803