Tag archive for ‘books’
By Tuey Mac On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookshops

Discover the UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores are listed here – covering language, culture, art and fiction. Whether you are interested More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Bend, Not Break: From Mao’s China to the White House by Ping Fu

Ping Fu was born on the eve of China’s Cultural Revolution; aged just eight she was taken from the arms of her loving family. For ten years she lived in bleak dormitories, suffered appalling treatment and More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ by Kevin Kwan *WIN AN EXCLUSIVE COPY*

With a Hollywood film already in production the smash hit book ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ by Kevin Kwan hits the UK shelves this winter.  Yes you’ve guessed it – it’s about the lives of the More...

By Tuey Mac On Sunday, February 24th, 2013
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Indochine: Baguettes and Bánh Mì by Luke Nguyen – review

Indochine is the latest cookery book by Vietnamese Australian chef Luke Nguyen. Part travelogue and part cultural bio Indochine examines the French influence in Vietnamese cuisine and the legacy of colonial days. I More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Win a complete set of 10 travel guide books by Insight Guide

Win a complete set of 10 travel guide books by Insight Guide! Includes Shanghai, London and Hong Kong.  Click on the link below and answer their easy peasy question…   http://www.insightguides.com/competitions/win-a-set-of-insight-select-guides  More...

By Tuey Mac On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
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Escape from Camp 14

Just arrived in the post – ‘Escape from Camp 14: One man’s remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West’ – an account of one man’s escape from North Korean prison More...