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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

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

in The Economist

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

in The New York Times, The National (UAE), Slate, The Economist, The Indian Express, The Guardian

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

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

in Mint, The Wire

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

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

The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression: Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, by Hans J. Ladegaard (Non-fiction)

in The South China Morning Post

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 War on the Rocks

Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar, by Renaud Egreteau (Non-fiction)

in The Irrawady

There Are No Gods in North Korea, by Anjaly Thomas (Non-fiction)

in The News Minute

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars, by Daniel Beer (Non-fiction)

in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor

Indigenous Identity in South Asia: Making claims in the Colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts, by Tamina M Chowdhury (Non-fiction)

in The Daily Star

The Anthropology of China: China as Ethnographic and Theoretical Critique, by Charlotte Bruckermann and Stephan Feuchtwang (Non-fiction)

in LSE Review of Books

Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love, by Brad Gooch (Non-fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The New York Times

Dark at the Crossing, by Elliot Ackerman (Fiction)

in The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times

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

in PopMatters, The Wall Street Journal

Iran Without Borders: Towards a Critique of the Postcolonial Nation, by Hamid Dabashi (Non-fiction)

in PopMatters

When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics, by Milan Vaishnav (Non-fiction)

in The Economist

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

in Hurriyet

Yashim Cooks Istanbul, by Jason Goodwin (Non-fiction; Cooking)

in The Daily Sabah

We Are Arrested: A Journalist’s Notes from a Turkish Prison, by Can Dundar (Non-fiction)

in Hurriyet