'Fiction is a solution, the best solution, to the problem of existential solitude'
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.