Mar 10 2009
Having recently traded in the lush madness of Southeast Asia for the prim, snow-covered streets of Cambridge, I’ve been spending a lot of time in our Asia section–perusing the shelves for books and pictures chronicling others’ adventures through the region, gazing fondly at the photos of Wats and markets I’ve been to, and just generally daydreaming about lychee-flavored ice cream on hot green afternoons.
Recently, while lost in one of my Asian fantasies, I came across The Burma Chronicles, a bamboo-green covered book with a cartoon of the author pushing a stroller past two glaring soldiers with machine guns. Naturally, I was intrigued. Continue Reading »Read more: Author Crush, Book Reviews, China, Graphic Novels, Hidden Treasures, Myanmar (Burma), North Korea, Pyongyang, Shenzhen