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Tokyo: A Biography, by Stephen Mansfield (Non-fiction)

in The Japan Times

The Accusation, by Bandi (Fiction; in translation)

in The Observer, The New York Times, The Guardian, The National Post

The Poison of Love, by K.R. Meera (Fiction)

in The Wire

Temporary People, by Deepak Unnikrishnan (Fiction)

in The New York Times, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, by Eugene L. Rogan (Non-fiction)

in Arab News

Catastrophes, Crashes and Crimes in the UAE: Newspaper Articles of the 1970s, by Athol Yates (Non-fiction)

in The National (UAE)

Twenty-Two New Asian Short Stories, edited by Mohammad A. Quayum (Non-fiction)

in The Star (Malaysia)

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See (Fiction)

in The Washington Post, USAToday, The Dallas Morning News, The Washington Times

Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination, by Robert Bickers (Non-fiction)

in The Financial Times

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

in Times of India, The Indian Express, Mint, The Wire

Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, by Paulo Lemos Horta (Non-fiction)

in The National (UAE), PopMatters, The Wall Street Journal

The Sad Part Was, stories, by Prabda Yoon (Fiction; in translation)

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

The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and Its Music: From Southeast Asian Village to Global Movement, edited by Uwe U Patzold and Paul H Mason

in Inside Indonesia

Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man, by U.R. Ananthamurthy (Fiction)

in The Nation

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 Commentary, The Financial Times, The Washington Times, War on the Rocks

The Idiot, by Elif Batuman (Fiction)

in The Boston Globe, National Public Radio, AV Club, The New York Times

Mr And Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage That Shook India, by Sheela Reddy (Non-fiction)

in Mint

The Red Bicycle, by Dave Anthony (Fiction)

in The Star (Malayasia)

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

in The Financial Times, The Irish Times

A Separation, by Katie Kitamura (Fiction)

in The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books, The New York Times

Swimmer Among the Stars, by Kanishk Tharoor (Fiction)

in National Public Radio

Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee (Fiction)

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

Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy, by Ece Temelkuran (Non-fiction)

in Hurriyet ... and The Asia Review of Books

Murder In Mahim, by Jerry Pinto (Fiction)

in Mint

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

in The Financial Express, The Irish Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Wire, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The National (UAE), Slate, The Economist, The Indian Express, The Guardian

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

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

Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action and the Origins of the Second Indochina War, by William J. Rust (Non-fiction)

in The Phnom Penh Post, The LSE Review of Books ... and The Asia Review of Books

Everything Belongs to Us, by Yoojin Grace Wuertz (Fiction)

in The New York Times

Harmless Like You, by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (Fiction)

in The New York Times

Is China an Empire?, by Han Shih Toh (Non-fiction)

in The South China Morning Post

The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, by Stephen Kinzer (Non-fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor

The Party Worker, by Omar Shahid Hamid (Fiction)

in The Hindu, Mint

Keeping the Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India, by Walter Reid (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu, The Washington Times

Aurangzeb: The Man and the Myth, by Audrey Truschke (Non-fiction)

in The Hindu, Mint, India Today, The Wire

Mohanaswamy, by Vasudhendhra (Fiction)

in The Wire

Attendant Lords: Bairam Khan and Abdur Rahim, Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, by T.C.A. Raghavan (Non-fiction)

in The Wire

The Cultural Revolution on Trial: Mao and the Gang of Four, by Alexander Cook (Non-fiction)

in The South China Morning Post

Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States, edited by Sari K. Ishii (Non-fiction)

in LSE Review of Books

Invisible Planets, edited by Ken Liu (Fiction)

in That's Shanghai ... and The Asia Review of Books

Under the Almond Tree, by Laura McVeigh (Children's)

in The Irish Times

The Explosion Chronicles, by Yan Lianke (Fiction; in translation)

in The Guardian, The South China Morning Post

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

in The National (UAE), Full-Stop, National Public Radio, The Irish Times

The Glass Bead Curtain, by Lakshmi Kannan (Fiction)

in The Indian Express

From the Tundra to the Trenches, by Eddy Weetaltuk (Non-fiction)

in The National Post

The Refugees, by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction)

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

One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, by Scaachi Koul (Non-fiction)

in The Globe & Mail

Foreigners Under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949–1976, by Beverley Hooper Non-fiction

in Los Angeles Review of Books

Palestine's Horizon: Towards a Just Peace, by Richard A. Falk (Non-fiction)

in Middle East Monitor

Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation, edited by Jean Axelrod Cahan (Non-fiction)

in Foreign Policy Journal

Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History, by Yiu-Wai Chu (Non-fiction)

in The South China Morning Post ... and The Asia Review of Books