Search Results: "Hsiao-Hung Pai"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A grim but keen view of the dark underside of China's prosperity."
A Taiwanese-born investigative journalist reports on the conditions facing migrant workers in China's rural interior. Read full book review >

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Practical Ophthalmology by James Hung
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 2016

"An indispensable ophthalmological volume for any general practitioner's office."
Hung (Silk Road on My Mind, 2015, etc.) offers an ophthalmology guide intended for use by nonspecialist medical practitioners.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 27, 2016

"A complete and detailed guide to integrative healing methods by a well-known doctor who specializes in alternative tactics to address the inflammation that underlies many chronic health issues."
Pai, a board-certified doctor in family and integrative medicine who has studied with Andrew Weil and Deepak Chopra, offers this voluminous compendium of alternative health approaches. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

F.O.B. IN PARADISE by James Y. Hung
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2014

"Hung's thoughtful book deserves an audience wider than just those contemplating a life in medicine, 'an impossible and often thankless job.'"
Hung's (Finding Fat Lady's Shoe, 2013) second memoir updates the classic American immigrant's success story: A young man emigrates from Hong Kong to the U.S. and, despite hardships and failures, works his way through college and medical school to become a doctor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SILK ROAD ON MY MIND  by James Y. Hung
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A physician's illuminating examination of modern Xinjiang."
In his memoir, Hung (FOB in Paradise, 2014, etc.) writes of his years volunteering as an ophthalmologist among China's Uyghurs.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An intensely reflective tale of a family uprooted by war, cast adrift onto a sea of uncertainty."
In this memoir, a young Chinese boy in exile faces a difficult adolescence in Hong Kong and Malaysia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE IS MAMA? by Yating Hung
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"A miniodyssey, familiar but elemental, and played out amid plenty of smiles and pop-ups. (Pop-up/picture book. 3-5)"
An aquatic take on the ever-popular "Are you my mother?" plotline, weak in the natural-history department but fully cozy. Read full book review >

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NO ROOM FOR DABHA by Raja Pai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 18, 2014

"A powerful tale about one person's ability to make a difference."
Pai's debut novel offers an entertaining, thoughtful look at a young man's change of fortune as the sudden death of his father ends one chapter of his life and promptly begins another. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SING-SONG GIRLS OF SHANGHAI by Han Bangqing
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Unlikely to appeal to the average reader."
Of opium pellets and smoke-filled alleys: an episodic novel of the Chinese demimonde, first published in 1894. Read full book review >