Cha Review of Books & Films

Here, we present the reviews that will be published in a forthcoming issue of Cha.

from “Writing Hong Kong” (December 2017)

  • Nicholas Chan reviews Guy Sanderson Shirra’s The Accidental Prawn: “Interesting Times” – Policing 20th Century Hong Kong and Other Stories {Read}
  • Janice Tsang reviews Liu Waitong’s Wandering Hong Kong with Spirits {Read}
  • Liz Wan reviews Viki Holmes’ Girls’ Adventure Stories of Long Ago {Read}
  • Natalie Liu reviews Michael Kaan’s The Water Beetles {Read}
  • Michael Tsang reviews Antony Dapiran’s City of Protest: A Recent History of Dissent in Hong Kong {Read}
  • Abraham Overbeeke reviews Karen Fang’s Arresting Cinema: Surveillance in Hong Kong Film {Read}
  • Joyce Lau reviews Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng’s Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China {Read}
  • W.F. Lantry reviews Magnus Renfrew’s Uncharted Territory: Culture and Commerce in Hong Kong’s Art World {Read}
  • Vivian Tang reviews Dung Kai-Cheung’s Cantonese Love Stories {Read}
  • Susan Blumberg-Kason reviews Chan Chi-fat’s Weeds on Fire (Dian wu bu) {Read}
  • Michael Tsang reviews PEN Hong Kong’s Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a Borrowed Place {Read}
  • Jason Y. Ng reviews Ben Bland’s Generation HK: Seeking Identity in China’s Shadow {Read}
  • Ray Hecht reviews John Saeki’s The Tiger Hunters of Tai O {Read}
  • Mike Ingham reviews Xu Xi’s Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City {Read}
  • Jason S Polley reviews Christopher DeWolf’s Borrowed Spaces: Life Between the Cracks of Modern Hong Kong {Read}
  • Susan Blumberg-Kason reviews Joe Piscatella’s Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower {Read}
  • Karen Fang reviews Ann Hui’s Our Time Will Come and Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk {Read}
  • Douglas Kerr reviews Chan Ho-Kei’s The Borrowed {Read}
  • Matt Turner reviews Simon Cartledge’s A System Apart {Read}