Tracy Hwang

Tracy Hwang is a bookseller at Readings Emporium.


Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

All I needed to know about Li’s book before deciding I absolutely had to read it, was that it was a heist novel centred on Chinese diaspora stealing back looted Chinese art from Western museums. I do…

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Rebel Skies by Ann Sei Lin

Welcome to Mikoshima, an empire of floating sky cities, cumulous whales and shikigami paper spirits, and the setting of Ann Sei Lin’s magical debut, Rebel Skies. Our hero, Kurara, is a Crafter – a pe…

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Violets by Kyung-Sook Shin & Anton Hur (trans.)

In 1970s rural South Korea, two girls share a moment of physical intimacy in a minari field. One of the girls vehemently rejects the other, setting her on a path of destructive loneliness and repress…

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