In Bangkok, a plot of land behind a city slum resonates with the hopes, dreams and fears of the local community.
A collection of cyberpunk short-stories by counterculture author/actress Izumi Suzuki.
The story of /1404er/; a forum with anonymous users and how the descent into the dark web is a deep and deprived black hole.
After five people die in an unexplained house fire, club manager Frank pleads guilty; but nobody believes him. When his brother Charles arrives, intent on unravelling the mystery, he uncovers the secret world behind the resort’s civilized image.
The novel tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her.
Following the news that their abusive mother has died in prison, Lex and her siblings must face the horrors of their past once more.
Yukie Sakai is a young home health aide, eager to help her elderly clients. But the job quickly turns into a series of surreal and bizarre adventures.
Rin’s madly in love with her husband. Then he disappears to the bathroom while he thinks Rin is sleeping, and she starts to imagine that he has gone to seduce the flight attendant. As her thoughts spiral, the phrase ‘madly in love’ takes on a more sinister meaning.
With acute social insight, Chen layers years of experience reporting in China with incantatory prose in this taut debut, proving herself both a remarkable cultural critic and an accomplished literary voice.
For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared.