Extracts from ‘Chasing the Chinese Dream’ by Nick Holdstock
China / News / Travel

Extracts from ‘Chasing the Chinese Dream’ by Nick Holdstock

To celebrate the publication of Nick Holdstock’s Chasing the Chinese Dream: Stories from Modern China, we’ve chosen some vignettes from the book to give you flavour of its surreal, picaresque and immersive atmosphere.   Journalist and writer Nick Holdstock has travelled the length of this huge country in order to find out the reality behind this rhetoric – from … Continue reading

The I.B.Tauris Summer Reading List 2017
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The I.B.Tauris Summer Reading List 2017

With summer reaching its traditional drizzly climax, I’m sure your thoughts are turning to the most important issue of the season: which books to take on holiday? Here at IBT we’ve come up with a few suggestions, both from our own stables and from further afield. We hope you enjoy our picks! ~ Tom Stottor … Continue reading

Exclusive extract from 2017 RGS Neville Shulman Challenge Award winner Leon McCarron’s ‘The Land Beyond’
Middle East / Travel

Exclusive extract from 2017 RGS Neville Shulman Challenge Award winner Leon McCarron’s ‘The Land Beyond’

We’re delighted to announce that Leon McCarron has received the 2017 Neville Shulman award, which aims to further the understanding and exploration of the planet: its cultures, peoples and environments, while promoting personal development through the intellectual or physical challenges involved in undertaking the research and/or expedition. To celebrate, we’re running an exclusive extract from McCarron’s … Continue reading

Extract from ‘The Kingdom of Women’ by Choo Waihong
Biography / China / Politics / Travel

Extract from ‘The Kingdom of Women’ by Choo Waihong

  By far the most remarkable tale of the Mosuo tribe is their story of love. Walking marriage is the most talked of, most bandied about narrative to come out of the Mosuo way of life.  Anthropologists and sociologists focus on the phenomenon, writers pen volumes on the subject and documentary filmmakers produce countless episodes … Continue reading