In this Issue
Hall of Fame, a series of portraits commissioned by filmmaker and contemporary artist Zhang Bingjian, acknowledges that corruption is often the path to fame and fortune.
Jeet Thayil is a performance poet, songwriter and guitarist. He has published four collections of poetry and edited The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets (2008).
Every morning after the paracetamol, the coffee and the pain au chocolat at the Hong Kong Club, Curly Jones, partner in the law firm of Magnus, Gray and Ping, sat back, gazed at the ceiling and pondered the precarious nature of life in general and his in particular.