Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Adichie   Weighty topics like colonialism, race, class, and civil unrest dominate this most riveting of novels from the pen of one of my favourite writers, Chimamanda Ngozi…

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I Say

I Say

When art infringes on certain territories, we rush to blame the artist-creator. We decry loudly that art is but a reflection of society, and …
Page Turners

Page Turners

  The Painted Veil – Somerset Maugham Published in 1925, this classic novel has at its heart a curiously contemporary feel. The colonial Hong Kong society …