Tash Aw

Tash Aw is the author of three novels, including Five Star Billionaire, and a family memoir, The Face: Strangers on a Pier.

A chance encounter​ on Christmas Eve ends with Edouard Louis, a student at the École Normale Supérieure, taking a stranger back to his apartment. Louis has struggled with the decision to invite the man to share his home and his body, and now, poised on the brink of terrible physical and emotional violence that will have long-standing consequences for both of them, the young...

Not everybody cries: Tash Aw

Christopher Tayler, 29 August 2013

What kind of politics of representation is in play if you’re writing novels about East Asian countries in English? Is it more complicated or less if you’re Malaysian and a Cambridge...

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