Friday, August 31, 2018
The author of The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt graphic history, Michael G. Vann, did an interview for Freakonomics Radio in 2013, which is being broadcast on US public radio stations this week. "The Cobra Effect" is airing Thursday to Thursday, time dependent on location. You can also listen to the interview here.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Brad Lansky and the Result War, the seventh episode in Protophonic's excellent series of SF audio plays, has won gold at this year's Mark Time Awards. Dieter Zimmermann, the man behind the series, as well as the voice of Brad Lansky, received a Grand Master Award. Congratulations to all the cast and crew!
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The latest book in the Oxford University Press Graphic History Series has been published. The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empire, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam by Michael G. Vann explores the conflicts, ironies, contradictions, and failures of French colonial Hanoi with dark humour, specifically exemplified by the story of the French colonial authorities' attempt to rid the city of rats. Find out more from Oxford University Press or Amazon.