Monkey in Residence & Other Speculations

Synopsis:Observations of contemporary life that make monkeys of us: this existential disbelief thrums through speculative stories and essays in Xu Xi’s latest collection. These 16 short pieces, evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, are in turn elegiac,...

Insignificance

Synopsis: Sometimes what is remembered is best forgotten. This is the feeling that permeates Insignificance. The protagonists in these stories cannot help but recall their former Hong Kong existence, one that shimmers with beauty and pain. On September 26, 2014, the...

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  By Xu Xi Meta: Publication date: November 22, 2011 Print edition: 8.5″ x 5.5″ perfect bound trade paperback Page count: 214 ISBN: 978-988-15161-9-0 Price: US$15.95 E-book formats: ePub, mobi (Kindle), PDF Word count: 61,000 eISBN: 978-988-15161-2-1...