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Handover
By Paul Blaney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
Handover, a vivid, cinematic new novella by Paul Blaney, writer in residence at Rutgers University, peels back the skin of expatriate Hong Kong to uncover vengeance, betrayal, and madness
The Gunners of Shenyang
By Jihui Yu
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Bitter Orange
By Marshall Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
Seth Harrington can be invisible or undetectable, but he is not a superhero. The ability only works in morally grey situations; the rest of the time, he can’t turn it on and off at will. There are no easy answers or expected outcomes in Marshall Moore's exploration of urban life and the ways that people can disappear.
Watering Heaven
By Peter Tieryas Liu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
What would you do if you found out your girlfriend laid an egg every time she had sex? Who would you be if you were invited to a party in Beijing but had to make up a brand-new identity for six weeks? Peter Tieryas Liu’s Watering Heaven is a travelogue of and requiem for the American dream in all its bizarre manifestations.
Chronology of an Egg
By Peter Tieryas Liu
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea
By Chris Tharp
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.
Buddhist Meditation and the Internet: Practices and Possibilities
By Joanne Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction
We now know that people are trying to reproduce online much of what they do offline. So why is it that meditation is only a very small part of Buddhist Internet activity?
River Dragon Sky
By Justin Nicholes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
A novel of people far from home and far from the selves of their origins, River Dragon Sky is the story of Junping, a Taoist street seer turned arsonist, Zhuan He, the girl he is sure is the daughter he abandoned years earlier, and Kal, an American who seems to have traveled to China for girls and kung fu.
Hellbent
By Paul Blaney
Price: Free! Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
Hellbent is a collection of short stories by Paul Blaney, author of Handover.
Access: Thirteen Tales
By Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.