An Old Man’s Rules for Hitchhiking

An Old Man’s Rules for Hitchhiking

Summary: John A. McGlynn’s favorite motto was “never let the truth get in the way of a good lie” – but as is revealed in his imaginative tales of travels to Mexico, Indonesia, and other exotic ports of call, it is often in the fantastic that...
The Painter of Lost Souls

The Painter of Lost Souls

Summary: A fast-paced, intensely emotional drama of Indonesian life high and low, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the reformasi era, after the fall of Suharto in 1999. The Painter of Lost Souls is the story of Sito, a brilliantly gifted artist who leaves his...
An ideal for living

An ideal for living

Summary: Grace White and her brother Robert, overweight and affluent, are desperate to hang onto their respective love interests. Grace’s husband Rich is bonking every woman he can talk into bed. Grace is willing to look beyond his affairs if she can just have her...
Looking for Estrellita

Looking for Estrellita

Summary: Looking for Estrellita is a dazzling collection of essays full of new and important ideas. Castro explores foreignness, the multiplicity of the self, the business of writing and language, and celebrates the novel as a way of understanding the world. These...
The Unwalled City

The Unwalled City

Summary: Xu Xi, one of Hong Kong’s preeminent novelists, examines the lives of four of the city’s residents amid the tension and uncertainties leading up to the 1997 handover to China. Price: USD 5.99, HKD 46.99 Author/Editor: Xu Xi Publisher: BookCyclone...