Born in Hong Kong, Jason Y. Ng is a lawyer and the author of Hong Kong State of Mind, No City for Slow Men and most recently Umbrellas in Bloom, the first book published in English to chronicle the Umbrella Movement. He is a member of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club and the Hong Kong Writers Circle, and an adjunct associate professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong. For more, visit www.asiseeithk.com.
Interviews with Jason Ng
by Jan Morris
Hong Kong Noir: Fifteen true tales from the dark side of the city
by Feng Chi-shun
by the Hong Kong Writers Circle
The Heritage Hiker’s Guide to Hong Kong
by Pete Spurrier
Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong
by Gordon Mathews
In 2014 Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Protests’ made news around the world. But will continuing protests in Hong Kong lead to advances in democracy or crackdowns by Beijing? Jason Ng, lawyer and author of Umbrellas in Bloom, chooses five of the best books for understanding China’s ‘foster child’ city.