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  1. Robotopia calling

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fighting sexy werewolves and unsexy zombies. Our declining fear of robots, androids and cyborgs- or our increasing acceptance of such machines- could be occurring just as the field of robotics ... of present day robotics. Think of all the 'intelligent' vacuum cleaners available or the industrial robots used to make cars. So far, so not the science fiction nightmare imagined ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - NON-FICTION CHARMAINE CHAN

    E-books/audiobooks review review: non-fiction

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Geisha Smackdown by Christina Bell Amazon Digital Services (e-book)   Geisha Smackdown is the kind of title that makes you buy the book sight unseen. That is unwise. Some readers may find the collection of writing about Japan humorous, even ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - NON-FICTION CHARMAINE CHAN

    E-books/audiobooks review: non-fiction

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Mother of Theosophy by Charles River Editors Charles River Editors (e-book) That Helena Blavatsky continues to be written about today is testament to her influence, through Theosophy, on god botherers of the New Age persuasion. This bio ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION JAMES KIDD

    E-books and audiobooks: fiction

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Life of Pi by Yann Martel (read by Jeff Woodman) HighBridge Company (audiobook) With Ang Lee's adaptation of Life of Pi in cinemas, what better time to download Jeff Woodman's sensitive reading of Yann Martel's bestselling Man Bo ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks review: Fiction

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Walks into a Bar is a pair of stories originally released in the "Storycuts" series of digital short fiction. If they were intended to promote the medium, they come up, well, short. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION JAMES KIDD

    E- and audiobook reviews: fiction

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (read by Rob Inglis) HarperCollins (audiobook)   The cinematic version of The Hobbit will be released on Thursday in Hong Kong and for those who can't wait for part two of another Middle-earth Movie Marathon, t ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    E- and audiobook reviews: non-fiction

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Deceived Wisdom by David Bradley Elliott and Thompson (e-book)   Deceived Wisdom is the type of book know-it-alls love to have so they can tell other know-it-alls, "Actually, it's like this …" Science writer David Bradley tac ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    E- and audiobook reviews: Fiction

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ...   Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin Orion (e-book) The title is ironic, as anyone who read John Rebus' supposed adieu in 2007 knows. But fictional detectives have always proved ...

  9. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Hilary Mantel wrote herself into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and first Briton to win the coveted Man Booker prize for fiction twice with Bring ... Stothard described Mantel as the “greatest modern English prose writer” and told reporters she had rewritten the art of historical fiction. Wolf Hall, her re-imagining of the rise of blacksmith’s ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Separating fact from fiction about Mo Yan

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li As mainland firms cash in on 'Mo Yan Effect', does anyone care about low-key author's literature? Why can't China separate fact and fiction for Mo Yan? A widely circulated Sina Weibo post, sardonically linking Nobel laureate Mo Yan to two more controversial Chinese celebrities, perhaps best illustrated the public's conflicted feelings about ...




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