My Nights with the Generals
From: Touch Anywhere to Begin
The essay “My Nights with the Generals Shanghai” reflects on the history of Shanghai, the Opium Wars, the People’s Liberation Army in the present day, Chairman Mao, and nostalgia.
Mark Anthony Jarman
Mark Anthony Jarman is the author of six books of fiction and two travel books, Touch Anywhere to Begin and Ireland’s Eye, a finalist for an American Independent Publishers’ Award. His short-story collection 19 Knives won the ReLit Award and was praised by A.S. Byatt in the Guardian as “brilliant. The writing is extraordinary, the stories are gripping, it is something new.”