Asian Review of Books

The Asian Review of Books is the only dedicated pan-Asian book review publication. Widely quoted, referenced, republished by leading publications in Asian and beyond and with an archive of more than two thousand book reviews, the ARB also features long-format essays by leading Asian writers and thinkers, excerpts from newly-published books and reviews of arts and culture.

Books
History
Politics
51
Peter Thilly, "The Opium Business: A History of...
An interview with Peter Thilly
37 min
52
Monica Macias, "Black Girl from Pyongyang: In S...
An interview with Monica Macias
36 min
53
Baba Padmanji, "Yamuna's Journey" (Speaking Tig...
An interview with Deepra Dandekar and Mariyam Haider
37 min
54
Philip Snow, "China and Russia: Four Centuries ...
An interview with Philip Snow
58 min
55
James M. Zimmerman, "The Peking Express: The Ba...
An interview with James M. Zimmerman
46 min
56
Amitav Acharya, "Tragic Nation: Burma--Why and ...
An interview with Amitav Acharya
50 min
57
Kaamil Ahmed, "I Feel No Peace: Rohingya Fleein...
An interview with Kaamil Ahmed
49 min
58
Mai Nardone, "Welcome Me to the Kingdom: Storie...
An interview with Mai Nardone
37 min
59
Nikhil Menon, "Planning Democracy: Modern India...
An interview with Nikhil Menon
39 min
60
Oliver Slow, "Return of the Junta: Why Myanmar’...
An interview with Oliver Slow
44 min
61
Zeno Sworder, "My Strange Shrinking Parents" (T...
An interview with Zeno Sworder
26 min
62
Weijian Shan, "Money Machine: A Trailblazing Am...
An interview with Weijian Shan
41 min
63
Lawrence Osborne, "On Java Road: A Novel" (Hoga...
An interview with Lawrence Osborne
29 min
64
Xin Wen, "The King’s Road: Diplomacy and the Re...
An interview with Xin Wen
43 min
65
Steve Kemper, "Our Man in Tokyo: An American Am...
An interview with Steve Kemper
40 min
66
Kyla Zhao, "The Fraud Squad" (Berkley Books, 2023)
An interview with Kyla Zhao
23 min
67
John D. Hosler, "Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuri...
An interview with John D. Hosler
44 min
68
Mark Eveleigh, "Kopi Dulu: Caffeine-Fuelled Isl...
An interview with Mark Eveleigh
31 min
69
Angela Hui, "Takeaway: Stories from a Childhood...
An interview with Angela Hui
41 min
70
Uther Charlton-Stevens, "Anglo-India and the En...
An interview with Uther Charlton-Stevens
37 min
71
Jeff Fearnside, "Ships in the Desert" (Santa Fe...
An interview with Jeff Fearnside
36 min
72
Jayita Sarkar, "Ploughshares and Swords: India'...
An interview with Jayita Sarkar
35 min
73
Ronald H. Spector, "A Continent Erupts: Decolon...
An interview with Ronald H. Spector
38 min
74
Tarun Khanna and Michael Szonyi, "Making Merito...
An interview with Tarun Khanna and Michael Szonyi
38 min
75
John D. Wong, "Hong Kong Takes Flight: Commerci...
An interview with John D. Wong
40 min