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Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers, by Yoshikuni Igarashi (Non-fiction)

in The Japan Times ... and The Asia Review of Books

Memoirs of a Polar Bear, by Yoko Tawada (Fiction)

in Full-Stop, National Public Radio, The Irish Times

The Circassian: A Life of Esref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent, by Benjamin C. Fortna (Non-fiction)

in Hurriyet

Motherland Hotel, by Yusuf Atilgan (Fiction)

in Hurriyet

The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason, by Christopher de Bellaigue (Non-fiction)

in The Financial Times, The Economist

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, by Yiyun Li (Non-fiction)

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

Becoming Turkish: Nationalist Reforms and Cultural Negotiations in Early Republican Turkey, 1923-1945, by Hale Yilmaz (Non-fiction)

in Hurriyet

Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the River Basin Dispute, by Daniel Haines (Non-fiction)

in The Wire

Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra (Non-fiction)

in The Wire, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The National (UAE), Slate, The Economist, The Indian Express, The Guardian

The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region, by Michael R. Auslin (Non-fiction)

in The Washington Times, War on the Rocks

Madonna in a Fur Coat, by Sabahattin Ali (Fiction)

in The New York Times

The Home That Was Our Country: A Memory of Syria, by Alia Malek Non-fiction

in The Christian Science Monitor

No Knives in the Kitchens of This City, by Khaled Khalifa (Fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

The Gardens of Consolation, by Parisa Reza (Fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

Dance of the Jakaranda, by Peter Kimani (Fiction)

in The New York Times

I Ching: The Book of Changes, Translated by David Hinton (Non-fiction)

in The Australian

A Life in Shadow: The Secret Story of ACN Nambiar, by Vappala Balachandran (Non-fiction)

in The Indian Express

Dragon on Our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power, by Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab (Non-fiction)

in The Indian Express, Mint, The Wire

Guge: Ages of Gold. The West Tibetan Masterpieces, by Peter van Ham (Non-fiction)

in The New York Review of Books

Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee (Fiction)

in Paste Magazine, USA Today, South China Morning Post, NPR, The New York Times

Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems, edited by Malachi Edwin Vethamani (Poetry)

in The Star (Malaysia)

Southeast Asia In Ruins: Art And Empire In The Early 19th Century, by Sarah Tiffin (Non-fiction)

in The Star (Malaysia)

Three Daughters of Eve, by Elif Shafak (Fiction)

in The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Spectator, The National (UAE), Qantara

The Refugees, by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction)

in The Washington Times, The National (UAE), RTE (Ireland), The Washington Post, The Guardian

Six Four, by Hideo Yokoyama (Fiction)

in The New York Times

The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner, by John Keay (Non-fiction)

in The National (Scotland)

Murder in Mahim, by Jerry Pinto (Fiction)

in The Hindu

The CEO Who Lost His Head, by Aditya Sinha (Fiction)

in The Hindu, Mint

Feroze: the Forgotten Gandhi, by Bertil Falk (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu

Tamil: A Biography, by David Shulman (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu

A Billion Voices: China’s Search for a Common Language, by David Moser (Non-fiction)

in The Wall Street Journal ... and The Asia Review of Books

Collected Hong Kong Stories, by David TK Wong (Fiction)

in The South China Morning Post

The Party Worker, by Omar Shahid Hamid (Fiction)

in Mint

The Boat Rocker, by Ha Jin (Fiction)

in The (Malaysian) Star ... and The Asia Review of Books

New Literature in Chinese: China and the World, by Zhu Shoutong (Non-fiction)

in The Taipei Times

No Wall Too High: One Man’s Extraordinary Escape from Mao’s Infamous Labour Camps, by Xu Hongci (Non-fiction; in translation [Erling Hoh, translator])

in The South China Morning Post, The National (Scotland), The Los Angeles Times

A Separation, by Katie Kitamura (Fiction)

in The New York Times

Once Upon a Time in the East: A story of growing up, by Guo Xiaolu (Non-fiction)

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

The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria, by Alia Malek (Non-fiction)

in The National (UAE)

The Female Voice of Myanmar, by Nilanjana Sengupta (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu

When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison, by Mushirul Hasan (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu

The Golden Legend, by Nadeem Aslam (Fiction)

in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Spectator, The Guardian ... and The Asia Review of Books

Scattered Souls, by Shahnaz Bashir (Fiction)

in The Hindu

Grass Hut Work, by Barry Hill (Poetry)

in The Sydney Morning Herald

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, by Yutaka Houlette, Stan Yogi, Laura Atkins (Children’s)

in LA Review of Books

The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present, by John Pomfret (Non-fiction)

in The Washington Times

Trickle-down Censorship: An Outsider’s Account of Working Inside China’s Censorship Regime, by JFK Miller (Non-fiction)

in Asian Sentinel ... and The Asia Review of Books

Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific, by Bill Lascher (Non-fiction)

in That’s Mag ... and The Asia Review of Books

A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA, by Joshua Kurlantzick (Non-fiction)

in The New York Times, The Washington Post, War on the Rocks, The South China Morning Post, The Irrawaddy, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Asia Sentinel ... and The Asia Review of Books

Indica: A Deep Natural History Of The Indian Subcontinent, by Pranay Lal (Non-fiction)

in Mint