New in paperback this week, Tash Aw's We, the Survivors centers on Ah Hock: a fisherman who has killed a man for reasons unknown. When a journalist hailing from the same area arrives to interview him, their conversation reveals much about the power of privilege.
With more than 1,000,000 combined Twitter and Instagram followers, Varia Bortsova has made a name for herself as a purveyor of Soviet art and architecture. Collecting propaganda posters alongside slice-of-life photographs, Soviet Visuals is a treat, from one comrade to another.
An award-winning poetry collection, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound is the perfect introduction to torrin a. greathouse: a self-described "cripple-punk poet" who writes visceral verses that sear themselves into her readers' minds.
Motorists, mountaineers, and journalists all play a part in Sarah Lonsdale's Rebel Women Between the Wars: a new work of nonfiction that examines the lives of women who dared to shake up the status quo in the years that separated two world wars.
A joint memoir from acclaimed historian Wang Gungwu and his wife, Professor Margaret Wang, Home Is Where We Are examines Chinese involvement in the midcentury development of Southeast Asia, through the lens of the couple's own experiences in Malaysia.