"Asia Literary Review" is the first magazine of its kind in the Asian literary world. An exciting new English language quarterly devoted to reportage, documentary photography, travel writing, fiction and memoir, it is set to become essential reading ...
around the world for anyone with a serious interest in Asia and the best writing from and about the region. "Asia Literary Review" follows the tradition of successful literary journals published in Europe and the USA by providing a view of the world that combines new fiction with eye-witness accounts and polemic. Addressing the needs of intelligent readers, every quarterly issue extends to at least 200 pages and contains the work of celebrated and established writers as well as new voices from Shanghai to Mumbai. In this edition - Jack Picone photographs from the Thai-Burmese border of beauty and despair; The resilience of Burma's despots; China 1911-2011: a state looking for a nation; Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and the poetry of defiant mortality; Meira Chand tests the weight of filial burden; Hsu-Ming Teo in Sydney, capital of Asia; Fiction from Burma, China, the United States and South Korea; and, "Gansu grind" - A pictorial essay on Chinese urban alienation.