Tag Archive: reviews

Book review: Expat Jimmy

Today I wanted to write about the novella Expat Jimmy, by Travis Lee. I read it a few weeks ago already but with all the things going on lately I didn’t have time… Continue reading

Book review: Up to the mountains and down to the countryside

Many foreigners who come to China work as English teachers. Some are very qualified and love teaching, and others… just have a white face. As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, a… Continue reading

Book review: The Moon in the Palace

I love historical fiction. Within this genre, my favourite books are those in which the author does an exceptional researching job and after reading them you go to the Wikipedia page of the… Continue reading

Recent books… with a China theme

Since last month I don’t have an apartment in Shanghai anymore but I still work there. How do I do it? Well, I take the train from Suzhou every morning, and every evening… Continue reading

Book review: Good Chinese Wife

When I first heard of “Good Chinese Wife”, by┬áSusan Blumberg-Kason, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read it or not. Why? Because of the description, which sounded terrifying: A real-life, cross-cultural fairy… Continue reading