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Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond, by William Dalrymple & Anita Anand (Non-fiction)

in The Guardian

China-Pakistan Relations: A Historical Analysis, by Ghulam Ali (Non-fiction)

in The Daily Times

Hong Kong on the Brink: An American Diplomat Relives 1967's Darkest Days, by Syd Goldsmith (Non-fiction)

in The South China Morning Post

Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition 1761-1767, by Thorkild Hansen (Non-fiction; in translation)

in NPR

Barsa, by Kadeeja Mumtas (Fiction; in translation)

in The Atlantic

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy (Fiction)

in The Seattle Times, USA Today, The National (UAE), The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Observer, The Hindu, The Toronto Star, The New York Times, The New York Times, The New Statesman, Mint, The Times of India, The Indian Express, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post (India), India Today, The Telegraph, The Economist, The Guardian, The Denver Post, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Arts Desk, The Irish Times, Prospect

A Good Country, by Laleh Khadivi (Fiction)

in The National (UAE)

Rich People Problems, by Kevin Kwan (Fiction)

in Slate, The South China Morning Post, USA Today, The Straits Times

Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening, by Manal al-Sharif (Non-fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, by Mark Bowden (Non-fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power, by Howard W. French (Non-fiction)

in The New York Times, The New York Review of Books

Ghachar Ghochar, by Vivek Shanbhag (Fiction; in translation)

in The South China Morning Post, The Irish Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times ... and The Asia Review of Books

Marriage of a Thousand Lies, by SJ Sindu (Fiction)

in The Los Angeles Review of Books

Macarthur's Spies:The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, by Peter Eisner (Non-fiction)

in The Washington Post

Chemistry, by Weike Wang (Fiction)

in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New York Times, The Huffington Post

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo (Non-fiction; graphic)

in The Washington Post

The Leavers, by Lisa Ko

in The South China Morning Post, The Star Tribune, The Seattle Times, The Atlantic, The New York Times

Leila, by Prayaag Akbar (Fiction)

in The National (UAE), Scroll.in

The Idiot, by Elif Batuman (Fiction)

in The Arts Desk, The National (UAE), Jezebel, The Evening Standard, Hurriyet, The Toronto Star, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Slate, The Boston Globe, National Public Radio, AV Club, The New York Times

Swimmer Among the Stars, by Kanishk Tharoor (Fiction)

in The New York Times, National Public Radio

Inheritance from Mother, by Minae Mizumura (Fiction; in translation)

in The New York Times

Blue Light Yokohama, by Nicolas Obregon (Fiction)

in The Star (Malaysia)

Record of a Night Too Brief, by Hiromi Kawakami (Fiction; in translation)

in The Japan Times

Spring Garden, by Tomoka Shibasaki (Fiction; in translation)

in The Japan Times

Slow Boat, by Hideo Furukawa (Fiction; in translation)

in The Japan Times

Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia, by Megha Amrith (Non-fiction)

in The LSE Review of Books

Beyond decent work: The cultural political economy of labour struggles in Indonesia, by Felix Hauf (Non-fiction)

in Inside Indonesia

All The Bodies We’ve Embraced: Letters And Poems, by Sheena Baharudin (Poetry)

in The Star (Malaysia)

Louder than Hearts, by Zeina Hashem Beck (poetry)

in The National (UAE) ... and The Asia Review of Books

When Dimple Met Rishi, by Sandhya Menon (Fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife, by Meena Kandasamy (Fiction)

in Mint, The Hindu

Men Without Women, by Haruki Murakami (Fiction; in translation)

in Scroll.in, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Washington Times, PopMatters, The Independent, The Guardian, The Arts Desk, The Independent (Ireland), The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, VICE, The New York Times, The Evening Standard, The South China Morning Post, SF Gate, The Chicago Tribune, The Herald, The NY Daily News, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, The Journal Sentinel, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times

The Ruler's Guide: China's Greatest Emperor and His Timeless Secrets of Success, by Chinghua Tang (Non-fiction)

in The Providence Journal

The Girl At The Baggage Claim, by Gish Jen (Non-fiction)

in The Star (Malaysia)

The Best We Could Do, by Thi Bui (Non-fiction; graphic memoir)

in PopMatters

Portrait of Hong Kong, by Fan Ho (Non-fiction; photography)

in The South China Morning Post

Ravens, by Masahisa Fukase (Non-fiction; photography)

in The Guardian

The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History, by Cemil Aydin (Non-fiction)

in The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Weight of Paradise, by Iman Humaidan (Fiction; in translation)

in Quantara

India’s Long Road, by Vijay Joshi (Non-fiction)

in The Financial Times

Loyal Stalkers, by Chhimi Tenduf-La (Fiction)

in Scroll.in, Mint

Half-Open Windows, by Ganesh Matkari (Fiction; in translation)

in Scroll.in

Miss Burma, by Charmaine Craig (Fiction)

in The New York Times, Elle, The National (UAE), Christian Science Monitor

Music of the Ghosts, by Vaddey Ratner (Fiction)

in The New York Times

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India, by Shashi Tharoor (Non-fiction)

in Arab News, The Financial Times, The Irish Times

A New Literary History of Modern China, by David Der-wei Wang (Non-fiction)

in The National (UAE)

The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia, by Mamoru Akamine (Non-fiction; in translation)

in The Japan Times

Another Kyoto, by Alex Kerr (Non-fiction)

in The Japan Times

Zelaldinus: A Masque, by Irwin Allan Sealy (Fiction)

in The Indian Express

Salt Houses, by Hala Alyan (Fiction)

in The National (UAE)