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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    Martin Amis' Holocaust novel rejected by his European publishers

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:41pm by GDN

    ... on the grounds that the manuscript wasn't "sufficiently convincing", Amis told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. But his interviewer, Thomas David, wrote that in German literary circles ... as one of the most influential living writers, his commercial success and literary appreciation in Germany has never matched that of his contemporaries Ian McEwan or Julian Barnes. David said he ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - LITERATURE

    Hong Kong Book Fair pulls in crowds but needs to attract bigger-name authors

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:07pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... to digital," says David Parrish, the Random House Group's sales and marketing director for East Asia. If it hadn't been for a black rainstorm warning, last year's fair could have ... and publishers for advice. The person who has had the biggest impact in this regard has been businessman David Tang Wing-cheung. "He is an important resource- any literary organisation or event ...

  3. News - World - LITERATURE

    US CIA reveals how it used Doctor Zhivago to undermine Soviet Union

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... Europe. Moscow was both angered and embarrassed by the eventual success of the novel and of David Lean's lavish 1965 movie version, which won five Academy Awards and was also nominated ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Milestones on a Golden Road: Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80 by Richard King HKU Press 3.5 stars David Bartram It can be difficult, and not always desirable, to separate art and politics. For example, we have to ask whether the art that glorified Mao Zedong's doomed bid to turn China into a communist utopia can be viewed in its own right, without ...

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    Charlie Chaplin novel unveiled

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 07:36pm by AFP

    ... in English by the Cineteca di Bologna, an Italian film restoration institute working with Chaplin biographer David Robinson on reconstructing drafts found in the Chaplin archives. Charles Spencer ...

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    Obama's half-brother in China to launch new book on family secrets

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 04:14pm by AP

    ... University and moved in 1964 to Kenya, where Mark and his brother David were born. David later died in a motorcycle accident. Obama Snr had earlier divorced President Obama’s mother, Stanley Ann ...

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    Three unpublished J.D. Salinger stories leaked online 'via eBay book'

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 09:22pm by Reuters

    ... Balls, Paula, and Birthday Boy. I have read two stories, and the versions of them in Three Stories are the real deal BOOK CRITIC DAVID ULIN The book appears to be one of those in a 25-copy ... Salinger scholars have said. David Ulin, book critic for the Los Angeles Times, vouched for the authenticity of two of the stories. He has not read The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls. "I have ...

  8. News - World - LITERATURE

    Canadian short-story author Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:33pm by AFP

    ... critic David Homel. Munro herself has said she writes about the “underbelly of relationships”. She said she sets her stories in Canada “because I live life here at a level of irritation which ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LITERATURE

    Book recalled after political remarks found censored

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM, Stuart Lau and Gary Cheung

    ... Jeffie Lam, Stuart Lau and Gary Cheung Publisher apologises for removing politically sensitive comments from book's Chinese edition Book recalled after political remarks cut A translated work that apparently censored remarks on politics- such as Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming comparing the handover of Hongkongers to China to "surrendering Jews ...

  10. News - World - LITERATURE

    New releases set to shed light on reclusive author J.D. Salinger

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... 2015 and 2020, a series of posthumous Salinger releases are planned, according to Salinger, written by David Shields and Shane Salerno and due to be published on September 3. Providing by far ...




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