Posts Tagged ‘China’

Graphic Novel Review: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong

Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong on Blogcritics. About: Escape to Gold Mountain : A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America by David H.T. Wong is a graphic novel telling the story of the Chinese immigration to the […]

Book Review: Skeleton Women by Mingmei Yip

About: Skeleton Women by Mingmei Yip is a novel taking place in China’s underworldduring the beginning of the Century. The majority of the novel takes place in Shanghai’s criminal element, bars and clubs. 352 pages Publisher: Kensington (May 29, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0758273533 My rating for Skeleton Women – 2 Buy this book in […]

Book Review: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer

Article first published as Book Review: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer on Blogcritics. About: The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer is a novel which first introduced the famous villain. The novel was first published in 1913. 194 pages Publisher: CreateSpace (September 30, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1466326174 My rating for The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu – 3 Buy this book […]

Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha

Article first published as Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha on Blogcritics. About: Flesh by Khanh Ha is a novel taking place in Vietnam and China. It is a coming of age story in a dark time of a young man’s life. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of […]

Thoughts on: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson

Article first published as Book Review: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson on Blogcritics. About: The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson is a fictional mystery/thriller taking place in China. The book is the first of a new series. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the Raf­fle­copter form at the end of the post to enter. 432 […]

Thoughts on: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, illustrated by Shane Chester

Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, Illustrated by Shane Chester on Blogcritics. About: The Art of War from SmarterComics: How to be Successful in Any Competition by Sun Tzu, illustrated by Shane Chester is a graphic novel of […]

Thoughts on: The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Article first published as Book Review: The Art of War by Sun Tzu on Blogcritics. About: The Art of War by Sun Tzu is an ancient Chinese military treatise. The book, a classic within the science of military studies is only attributed to the high ranking general and was believed to have been complies during the last spring and […]

Thoughts on: Eating Smoke by Chris Thrall

About: Eating Smoke: One Man’s Descent into Drug Psychosis in Hong Kong’s Triad Heartland by Chris Thrall is a memoir of the author’s time being a drug addict in Hong Kong. The book takes a good look at into the red light district of Hong Kong, the colorful Wan Chai district. My rating for Eating […]

Thoughts on: Schoolgirl by Osamu Dazai

About: Schoolgirl (Joseito, 女生徒) by Osamu Dazai is a short fictional story which started the authors career. The 1933 book is being reissued in a new translation. The publisher is giving away one copy of this Japanese classic – enter at the end of the post. 100 pages Publisher: One Peace Books ISBN: 1935548085 My […]

Thoughts on: Across Many Mountains by Yangzom Brauen

About: Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom by Yangzom Brauen is a non-fiction book which follows three generations of Tibetan women. The book is an insight into Tibetan’s society. 320 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Press ISBN: 0312600135 My rating for Across Many Mountains – 4 Buy & Save on […]

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