Tag: Asian books market

  • Speaking Volumes: East of the Sun

    Speaking Volumes: East of the Sun

    (Published in the Business Standard, September 2014) When the Chinese writer Yu Hua was a child, books were rare commodities; he tells Pankaj Mishra in an interview of how they would circulate in mutilated form during the years of the Cultural Revolution. He read the middle of a book once without knowing its author or…