The Fat Years (《盛世 中国 2013年》) is a book that attracts a variety of theme-demarcating phraseology. Words like “dystopia”, “scfi” and … More
Recently I have been travelling through Northern Europe, but that doesn’t mean I’ve left my Chinese Studies at home, as … More
I was a few pages into Liu Cixin’s (刘慈欣) The Three-Body Problem when the piercing shriek of a high-street chain coffee … More
As I scrolled through endless images of glistening bibimbap on Tumblr and performed frenetic renditions of my favourite kpop dance … More
I hugely admire Barbara Demick for shining light on a place that, as satellite pictures reveal, has only a flickering few.