Educated Youth by Ye Xin

Educated Youth, though a novel that has a penchant to slip into melodrama, is certainly an education. First published in 1992, Giramondo Publishing has recently released a sleek new edition of Ye Xin’s book, which has enjoyed acclaim in its native China for more than...

First Friday Club with Patrick Lenton

Back in April, our First Friday Club guest was Patrick Lenton, an author and digital marketing professional. Patrick has worked as a Digital Marketing Executive with Momentum Books, and recently launched Town Crier, his own social media and digital marketing...

Dragonfish by Vu Tran

Vu Tran’s debut novel, Dragonfish, opens with a letter from a mother to her daughter, with whom she has lost contact. She recounts the first night of their escape from communist Vietnam, in a small, overcrowded boat, soon to be wracked by ‘thirst and hunger, sickness...