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Book Review – You Are A Cat! by Sherwin Tjia

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You Are A Cat! 
by Sherwin Tjia

Conundrum Press, Oct. 2011,
240 pages, 80 b/w illustrations $17 (Paperback)

Reviewed by Elliot Chan.

As someone who finds felines endearing and adorable—but is also allergic to them—I’m trapped in a love-hate relationship … more »

Book Review: Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World

Book Review: Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World

Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World
By Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong
TouchWood Editions, 160 pages

Reviewed by David Chau

Published in 14.4

ROBERT AMO’S AND KILEASA WONG’S book, Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World, … more »

The Lure of the Unknown in Hiromi Goto's Half World

The Lure of the Unknown in Hiromi Goto’s Half World

Book Review
Published in 14.3

Half World
By Hiromi Goto
Penguin Group Canada, 224 pages, $20.00

A journey of fierce struggle, marked by macabre characters and dangerous feats, is the subject of Half World, the latest offering from veteran … more »

“Egg on Mao: The Story of an Ordinary Man Who Defaced an Icon and Unmasked a Dictatorship”

A Book Review by Jessica Rose

Just after 2:00 PM, on May 23, 1989, 25-year old Lu Decheng clutched a paint-filled egg in the palm of his hand, as he eyed the infamous portrait of Mao Zedong that dominated Tiananmen …