The writer Xiao Hong is receiving due recognition nearly 70 years after her tragic death.
John Sayles describes a street performer who "built an elaborate house of tiles on his little table, balancing one upon the other till the structure was almost up to his chin".
Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle's debut novel is to be published for the first time in September, nearly 130 years after it was written.
Henry Kissinger's new book, On China, purports to tell all. But does it? Kelly Chung Dawson.
A new book about legendary French singer Edith Piaf reveals much about her life before stardom.
Trying to find the right gift for a man can be a total nightmare.
It's hardly news that the near meltdown of the US financial system enriched a few at the expense of the rest of us.
Primary school student Mi Xiaoquan is ashamed of his name - literally, "small circle" - which was given to him by his architect father.
A detective writer strives to show the changing social realities of the times in his whodunit storylines.
Editors of the newly re-launched Asian Review of Books (ARB) believe there is a dearth of long-form journalism about the region written for and by Asians.
The Liangs have been gifted visionaries persecuted for their dreams for generations. The country is now celebrating the 110th birth anniversary of renegade architect Liang Sicheng.
Hualing Nieh Engle, the wife of American poet/writer Paul Engle, has been at the heart of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa for years.