PD Smith

Ghetto at the Center of the World

17 November 2011 | cities, Reviewing | Post a comment

“I seek in this book to celebrate Chungking Mansions in its extraordinary and largely harmonious cultural diversity. It is an amazing place, one that should be lauded in Hong Kong and the world over.”

My review of Gordon Mathews' fascinating book Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong is in this week's TLS. You can read it online here.

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