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  1. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... don't eat the same food." Eimer does a marvellous job bringing the people he meets to life. Better still, he ties their convictions and concerns to wider social, political and cultural issues; we later hear from one of Billy's friends, who has a cousin spending life in prison for stabbing a man to death during the 2009 Urumqi race riots. Although the emperor may be far ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - WAR

    Book review: No Good Men Among the Living, by Anand Gopal

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... their way in the world. Gopal's literary method- switching from one character's life story to another, adding in a wartime chronology and blending in sometimes unwieldy chunks ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    CIA's war of words with the Soviets

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by GDN

    ... into international bestsellers and their authors into Nobel Prize winners. In the second case, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and his One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, the subject was the gulag, which made ... was marked by "estrangement from Soviet life". The KGB knew about his contact with Feltrinelli from the beginning, and had made great efforts to prevent the Italian publication. Russian ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Journalist turns China experience into thriller

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Debut spy thriller draws on Chinese whispers Adam Brookes reported for the BBC from China, Indonesia and the United States for many years, and drew on his life as a foreign ... has pulled back a good deal from its role in everyday life. People probably have more room to breathe now. You can say pretty much whatever you like as long as it doesn't cross ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - TECHNOLOGY

    Book: Virtual Unreality: Just because the internet told you so, how do you know it's true? By Charles Seife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... is an essential read for those who want to maintain their security. Seife starts with an extended metaphor that compares digital information with our DNA. Just as a real-life virus corrupts our DNA, so ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD NEW YORK

    Postcard: New York

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... "It's my playground- I clear everything out of the way for this. I am a huge aficionado of Asian film and I have been all my life. This festival … allows people who have this affinity, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Window-themed Andrew Wyeth exhibition reveals much to admire, little to love

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... modernity and people from these paintings, drives you away from his work, and leaves you feeling entirely shut into the gallery space and shut out of his life. There is a masterpiece here, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ralph Steadman reminisces about Hunter S. Thompson on the reissue of 'The Curse of Lono'

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard Lord

    ... of them signed by both author and artist; Thompson took his own life just a month after it was published. It has now been reissued by Taschen in a smaller, more affordable but still handsomely ... at the pieces in there and see '81 on them. It feels like someone's stolen about 25 years of my life." In a prolific career lasting nearly half a century, Steadman has become instantly ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dwayne Johnson's Herculean labour of love

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Mottram

    ... of the biggest sets I've ever stepped on in my entire life. You felt like you were on the set of the movie The Bible. It was epic." Ratner wanted to make an ensemble film with an emotional ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    London's National Gallery explores sources and varieties of colour in the history of painting

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... Victoria Finlay A London exhibition opens our eyes to the amazing variety of pigments in the history of painting, writes Victoria Finlay For the love of colour In 2008 British artist Roger Hiorns flooded an abandoned basement flat in South London with a s ...




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