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.

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1
Zeno Sworder, "My Strange Shrinking Parents" (T...
An interview with Zeno Sworder
26 min
2
Weijian Shan, "Money Machine: A Trailblazing Am...
An interview with Weijian Shan
41 min
3
Lawrence Osborne, "On Java Road: A Novel" (Hoga...
An interview with Lawrence Osborne
29 min
4
Xin Wen, "The King’s Road: Diplomacy and the Re...
An interview with Xin Wen
43 min
5
Steve Kemper, "Our Man in Tokyo: An American Am...
An interview with Steve Kemper
40 min
6
Kyla Zhao, "The Fraud Squad" (Berkley Books, 2023)
An interview with Kyla Zhao
23 min
7
John D. Hosler, "Jerusalem Falls: Seven Centuri...
An interview with John D. Hosler
44 min
8
Mark Eveleigh, "Kopi Dulu: Caffeine-Fuelled Isl...
An interview with Mark Eveleigh
31 min
9
Angela Hui, "Takeaway: Stories from a Childhood...
An interview with Angela Hui
41 min
10
Uther Charlton-Stevens, "Anglo-India and the En...
An interview with Uther Charlton-Stevens
37 min
11
Jeff Fearnside, "Ships in the Desert" (Santa Fe...
An interview with Jeff Fearnside
36 min
12
Jayita Sarkar, "Ploughshares and Swords: India'...
An interview with Jayita Sarkar
35 min
13
Ronald H. Spector, "A Continent Erupts: Decolon...
An interview with Ronald H. Spector
38 min
14
Tarun Khanna and Michael Szonyi, "Making Merito...
An interview with Tarun Khanna and Michael Szonyi
38 min
15
John D. Wong, "Hong Kong Takes Flight: Commerci...
An interview with John D. Wong
40 min
16
Michael X. Wang, "Lost in the Long March" (Over...
An interview with Michael X. Wang
39 min
17
Jamil Jan Kochai, "The Haunting of Hajji Hotak ...
An interview with Jamil Jan Kochai
28 min
18
Joseph Sassoon, "The Sassoons: The Great Global...
An interview with Joseph Sassoon
40 min
19
John Keay, "Himalaya: Exploring the Roof of the...
An interview with John Keay
40 min
20
Eric Tagliocozzo, "In Asian Waters: Oceanic Wor...
An interview with Eric Tagliocozzo
31 min
21
Hua Hsu, "Stay True: A Memoir" (Doubleday, 2022)
An interview with Hua Hsu
27 min
22
Mark Vanhoenacker, "Imagine a City: A Pilot's J...
An interview with Mark Vanhoenacker
41 min
23
Anthony J. Barbieri-Low, "The Many Lives of the...
An interview with Anthony J. Barbieri-Low
34 min
24
Mansi Choksi, "The Newlyweds: Rearranging Marri...
An interview with Mansi Choksi
38 min
25
Scott Moore, "China's Next Act: How Sustainabil...
An interview with Scott Moore
48 min