'I wanted to rub the human race in its own vomit, and force it to look in the mirror'
Pen or computer? (Material)
Pen, computer, print-out; pen, computer, print-out. Repeat.
Sitting or standing? (Pose)
Walking/ running while planning; sitting while writing.
In this stunning Booker-longlisted novel, Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves in sprawling Shanghai.