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  1. Business - China Business - BOOKS

    China's publishers eye global market

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:29am by Reuters

    ... or English. "Most Chinese exhibitors are carrying out their mission of 'Going Out', and Frankfurt Book Fair provides the best platform to get access to international publishers," ...

  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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BOOKS

    Reading is a lifelong joy that must begin early

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Karen Pittar

    ... says Hong Kong author, lecturer and reading advocate Sarah Brennan. "They get better grades at school and achieve higher qualifications at college; they get better jobs, hold them ... to Hong Kong and has set up youth reading group Blooming Club, says daily reading builds language foundations. "Reading helps children grow vocabulary and have a better grasp of grammar, ...

  8. 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 ...

  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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    J.K. Rowling dissects small-town life in new novel

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... In case you haven't heard. Nor does it take very long in this relatively lengthy novel (503 pages) to realise we aren't at Hogwarts anymore. Set in a small fictional English town called ... If nothing else, this adeptness with Anglo-Saxon vulgarity makes The Casual Vacancy a lively read. Rowling is good at ventriloquising a range of English vernacular- from deceptive middle-class ...




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