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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BOOKS

    Books that help kids retain knowledge on summer breaks

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Most education experts say that children lose about three months of knowledge over the summer and teachers have to spend the first two months of the new school year catching up. Fortunately, there are ways to keep what they learned firmly inside their head. These two books not only offer ways stay to connected to your kids but they also help you brush up on subjects you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1288497/books-help-kids-retain-knowledge-summer-breaks
  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    All's not well on the home front

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of movies. Born in Nagasaki, Murakami- now 61- was exposed to Western culture from an early age, thanks to the US naval base at Sasebo. He was placed under house arrest in high school for barricading himself on the roof of his school with some classmates in protest at the arrival of the US warship USS Enterprise. He later studied design and sculpture at Musashino Art University, where he wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1234509/alls-not-well-home-front
  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Closing acts: Clive James

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... he has found rejuvenation in the macabre satisfaction of reading premature rave obituaries from fans around the English-speaking world. If word of his death has been exaggerated, there's ... to render the notoriously difficult music of Dante's terza rima into English he would adopt a more familiar poetic narrative strategy and translate the 14,000 lines of The Divine Comedy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1281031/closing-acts-clive-james
  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pao's daughter reveals details of his role as political catalyst

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... incident. Unlike Chinese editions of the book, the English account provides a full paragraph on a meeting between Pao and Deng. The author, who was not present, notes her "father's mood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1281030/paos-daughter-reveals-details-his-role-political-catalyst
  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    For the unmentionables that are obscene and not heard

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and the excremental. Really, this book should have been called Holy F****** S***.) Though mainly interested in English, Mohr is generous in roping in other examples. A chapter on ancient Roman filth does much ... it was likely to be rude. English has a "big six": "c***", "f***", "cock", "arse", "s***" and "p***" (though Mohr plausibly suggests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1255633/unmentionables-are-obscene-and-not-heard
  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Forever young, sadly

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 05:15pm by James Kidd

    ... narrator is picked on at school by boys who will one day ask him to sign their copies of American Gods. Sadly, “I knew it all” also hints at a sickly-sweet, over-confident, adolescent ... on every tree”), his diction often seems tutored at the “cat sat on the mat” school: “The old lady gave me a cup of creamy milk from Bessie the cow.” He is especially fond of the one-sentence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1272483/forever-young-sadly
  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Measuring the repercussions

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... to its dovecote? Hosseini, a successful physician in California and a UN envoy, runs a foundation to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. His travels have brought him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1250541/measuring-repercussions
  8. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    In Nijinsky, ballet's spark of genius smothered by madness

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... a black American duo, there he fell into a circus animal act, or taught himself piano. Then his mother pulled every string to get him into the Mariinsky Theatre school in St Petersburg, a rigid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1260774/nijinsky-ballets-spark-genius-smothered-madness
  9. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by ANNIE

    ... to be published in English, which also highlights the importance of translators in these works. The winning author receives US$30,000; if the book has been translated, the translator will receive ... 30 years her senior. Sensei is a former high school teacher, who taught Tsukiko and has since followed her life. He's an old-fashioned, conventional and kind gentleman, while she's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1186289/state-suspense-sponsor-bails-man-asian
  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hong Kong, by the books

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Mo's debut, The Monkey King, was a story of family dysfunction in 1950s Hong Kong with global implications: "Understand the English and you will understand the Chinese too. Wallace did not dispute the analogy. The English were a nation of hypocrites as well." An Insular Possession reverses back to the opium wars. Mo's playful meta-fiction parodies Victorian literature ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1229239/hong-kong-books

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