Ross Adkin

White-collared

Can bureaucracy drive happiness?

Aug 31, 2016

Shangri-la, continued

Thimphu bookshops, language choice and the most recent clutch of fiction from Bhutan.

Jun 24, 2016

Hunger for Tibet

The latest book on Tibet’s environmental degradation shows how any attempt to save the plateau’s ecosystem must come from within China.

Mar 08, 2015

CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala

A new novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.

Sep 09, 2014

Get Out Quick, Inc.

Ponzi: a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors.

Mar 09, 2014

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Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.