In Manchuria: A Q & A With Author Michael Meyer

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham As I wrote back in December when we at the LARB China Blog were suggesting titles …

The Other Shore: On Virginia Pye’s River of Dust

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham Virginia Pye wrote her debut novel, River of Dust, in only 28 days. But as she …

Hong Kong, Beyond the Neon Lights

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham I doubt anyone goes to Hong Kong specifically to explore the Ping Shan or Lung Yeuk …

Troubled Waters

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham On a recent visit to Beijing, I spent a few hours one Saturday afternoon wandering the …