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  1. By the book

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... behind the series of books whose titles bear the acronym HIP (Highly Individual Places). 'I told myself, 'I have to go to at least 10 of these hotels',' she says. 'It ...

  2. Bruce Lee's mistress hopes book will bring her peace

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was exposed, rumours were rife that Lee and Ms Ting were having an affair. Ms Ting is now planning a tell-all book about their relationship and how the death affected her. Acclaimed American author Davis Miller, who wrote The Tao Of Bruce Lee, has reportedly agreed to co-write the book. Ms Ting, a Shaw Brothers actress who made her last film in 1980, says: 'When you are young ...

  3. What was the last good book you read?

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... few chapters, everything suddenly becomes more serious. Paul Sargent, 16 Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven. The book gives an interesting view on the afterlife and shows how five people can change your life. It's not a religious book, but it is a book that will make you think. Tony Ng, 17 A book called James Cameron's Titanic which is about ...

  4. Three schools abandon book on reclamation

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... promoting a free children's book that campaigns against harbour reclamation, after senior officials openly criticised it for teaching children 'bad things'. One school told the Society for the Protection of the Harbour that it would not accept their book, and two decided not to promote it to students, said society adviser Winston Chu Ka-sun. The two schools returned ...

  5. 'Positive' rejection of book inspires go-it-alone author

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... run that would test market demand for a book series that combines story telling and multi-media learning via the web. Ms Pounder says the idea is to combine the literary conventions of books ... is to foster a book-club format where parents and teachers regularly make use of the product as a learning aid. As a business model, the repeat buying of a regular book series is potentially more ...

  6. A book with a movie inside

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... A feisty princess has to defend her kingdom in this epic novel by a talented new author, writes John Millen Barry Cunningham, from The Chicken House publishers, says The Cry of the Icemark is the best 'movie' he has ever read- and once you begin reading, you will understand what he means. This superb novel by Stuart Hill is a book that you see as well as read. The icy scenery, ...

  7. Theatre director publishes his reflections on Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Outspoken theatre director Edward Lam Yik-wah has released a four-book series, Waiting for Hong Kong, to express his opinions on his hometown. Dedicated to entertainment, youth, ... not happy about,' said Lam, founder of the Edward Lam Dance Theatre. 'Hopefully, readers will be inspired by the books to find a way to improve our city.' Artist Anthony Wong ...

  8. Wanted: tome raiders willing and able to spread the word

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... cafe in Peel Street, Central. Look for the table holding the books Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Return to Chaos and the novel Seven. Take one of the books when you leave. Just walk out the door with it. No one will stop you. All the owner of the books asks is that you go to the website www.bookcrossing.com and let her know that her 'release' has been 'caught'. ...

  9. under cover

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Shau-chun The last giveaway for 2003 is one of the books of the year. D.B.C. Pierre's debut novel, Vernon God Little, was the surprise winner of the Man Booker Prize. It's ... saying about that one for now.' OK, but what about the Sino-American book she mentioned last summer? It's a work in progress, she said, about a marriage between Bugs Bunny and former US ...


    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Karmel Schreyer

    ... Girl, and I can't say her first book, The English Roses, changed my opinion. I remember buying the book (a story about four incredibly beautiful girls being jealous of another incredibly ... book, Yakov and the Seven Thieves, was just as intriguing. So, I eagerly snapped up a copy of Madonna's latest, The Adventures of Abdi. It's the story of a young boy named Abdi who ...




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