Oct 7, 2010 — All aboard, armchair travelers! In Book Lust to Go, our go-to librarian shares her favorite accounts of intrepid exploration and fiction from faraway lands.
Mar 3, 2010 — Novelist Tash Aw takes us to Indonesia on the eve of violent civil war; a history of Austen appreciation, Jane's Fame, traces the author's rise from obscurity to ubiquity; Sam Lipsyte brings the funny to academia in his latest satire; and Enlightened Sexism aims a Buffy-style stake at the media's warped portrayals of "girl power."
Feb 28, 2010 — Set in the buildup to Indonesia's 1965 civil war, Tash Aw's Map of the Invisible World is the story of a 16-year-old boy on a quest to find his stepfather.
May 23, 2005 — Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory chronicles the rise and fall of a Chinese businessman, told from the point of view of three narrators.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Map of the Invisible World by Tash Aw. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.