Books, Films, Podcasts (2018)

 

Link to 2017’s list

 

Currently reading

Periodicals on repeat / Economist, Financial Times, Forbes Asia, Quartz, BBC, Guardian, Adweek, Brain Pickings, SCMP, National Geographic, Quartz, WIRED
Podcasts / How I Built This, TEDtalks, On Being

In bits and pieces:

Oct

Paris Trance by Geoff Dyer
One Breath: freediving, death, and the quest to shatter human limits by Adam Skolnick
Deep: freediving, renegade science, and what the ocean tells us about ourselves by James Nestor

Sept

When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom
Love’s Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom

Aug

The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi; translated by Darryl Sterk
French concession by Xiao Bai; translated by Chenxin Jiang
The Artist Speaks: Georgette Chen

July
The Oddfits by Tiffany Tsao

June
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
Interpreter Of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Ten loves by Zhang Yueran; translated by Jeremy Tiang

May
Just Kids by Patti Smith (reread)
Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto (reread)
Habit of A Foreign Sky by Xu Xi
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto (reread)
After Dark by Haruki Murakami (reread)

Jan-Apr
The Moth; edited by Neil Gaiman
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday
Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto
Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City by Xu Xi
The Problem with Me: And Other Essays About Making Trouble in China Today by Han Han
Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto
Dream Storeys by Clara Chow
It Never Rains On National Day by Jeremy Tiang
Tales of two cities; edited by Alice Clark-Platts, S. Mickey Lin, Edmund Price, Harmony Sin
林高微型小说 by Lin Gao
The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories by Yasunari Kawabata
Other cities, other lives by Chew Kok Chang; translated by Shelly Bryant

 

 

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