PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 19 March, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 March, 2003, 12:00am

The South China Morning Post presents an evening with the leading figures of this year's Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Booker Prize-winner Yann Martel (above right) and Rani Manicka share their words and thoughts. John Lanchester withdrew due to illness, but there may still be a third guest. The library's main auditorium is an intimate venue for one of the highlights of this year's programme. Today, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Central Library, Causeway Bay. $100 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3150 1234