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  1. News - China - BOOKS

    People's Daily review of Li Peng memoir hails his 'Yanan spirit'

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:02am by Li Jing

    ... or to accept gifts. Li had worked his way up to the top in the power sector, starting at a hydropower plant in Jilin province, and became minister of power before being promoted to vice-premier. He ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

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

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

    ... from then on, and Lucy Moore does doom divinely. She is blunt about her ignorance of ballet: although she often refers to the memoirs of Nijinsky's gifted sister Bronia, whose brutal ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Migrants' flawed champion

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... as an intriguing oddball, but he was also a gifted orator with a flair for the dramatic. There was no wasted opportunity to draw attention to his causes. Wong started out dressing up in Chinese regalia ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book piracy? He'll get these readers one day, says Archer

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... the gift.   Do you ever have regrets? Of course. There is a difference between having regrets and looking back. Sometimes when things go wrong, people spend their life saying, It wasn't fair ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

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

    ... Twan Eng, who trained as a lawyer and now lives in Cape Town. His first book, The Gift of Rain, focused on the traumas of a young Anglo-Chinese boy during the Japanese occupation. The Garden ...

  6. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

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

    ... it to the Booker longlist with his first novel The Gift of Rain in 2007 and was shortlisted this year for The Garden of Evening Mists. Swimming Home by playwright and novelist Deborah Levy explores ...



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