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  1. Hit me baby, one more time

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are many ways to measure fame, but, if Google hits are anything to go by, Justin Bieber is 10 times more popular than the Dalai Lama, but only half as sought-after as porn. Meanwhile, neck and neck in the fame game are Beyonce and Star Trek. Listed ...

  2. Literary criticism

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... that criticism will squeeze out the author profile. Then we get to the intellectual summit of literary hackdom, The Paris Review, and find long, loose author interviews transcribed as questions ... from the dominating place it holds in most literary magazines and putting it pretty much where it belongs, ie, somewhere near the back of the book'. With criticism back at the front ...

  3. Lack of support for young writers

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I've read in Young Post that two young authors had their books published. I have been writing since Primary Four, but I don't know if there's any way I could get my work published. I know a lot about submitting projects to foreign publisher ...

  4. Chinese literature alive and kicking, says author

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Writers' Association. Tie Ning, who was visiting the city for the week-long annual Hong Kong Book Fair that ends tomorrow, is eager to defend the mainland's literary scene against criticism ... that a society's level of 'intimacy with great literature' was an accurate barometer of the quality of its culture. Some critics lament the lack of depth of today's Chinese literary scene, ...

  5. Send your book, CD reviews to the new YP

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Even if we acquire knowledge every day, there is always more to learn. We can learn a lot by reading books. Unfortunately, in India 70 per cent of the books are textbooks. But in western countries, there's more fiction, novels and other books to choo ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Retrospective of Hong Kong literary giant Leung Ping-kwan

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by Janice Leung

    ... Janice Leung Leung Ping-kwan was one of Hong Kong's leading literary lights. Following his death last year, Janice Leung finds a new generation celebrating his legacy Poetic licence ... to reveal. The award-winning poet, who also wrote under the pen name Yesi, succumbed to lung cancer a year ago at the age of 63. The upcoming showcase comprises literary works alongside paintings, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Three of the best from three local literary figures

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 04:56pm by Adam Wright

    ... Adam Wright A fabulous festival, some great reads, and an alias exposed Three figures from the local literary scene give us their three highlights of the year. Marysia Juszczakiewicz Founder and owner, Peony Literary Agency 1. The Irrawaddy Literary Festival. This was the first time a literary festival had been held in Myanmar. It was a fascinating event and everyone ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Two's company: dissident literary couple Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... Violet Law United by their passion for a new China, the outspoken literary couple have become a force to be reckoned with. Violet S. Law reports Wang & Woeser Wang Lixiong and Tsering Woeser, argu-ably China's most famous dissident literary couple, could hardly be more different as individuals. A Han Chinese hailing from the Manchurian northeast, Wang, 60, aired his ...

  9. Comment

    Sensible tactic to preserve creative space

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the central authorities and become, inevitably thereafter, dissidents? Some foreign critics and mainland dissidents seem to think so. And that seems to be the gist of their criticisms against Mo Yan since he won this year's Nobel Prize for literature. Much has been made by his critics about his pen name, which means silence or say nothing. But his name might have been meant ironically, ...

  10. Lifestyle

    New manager hopes to grow the HK literary festival

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead New manager Jessie Cammack has plans to help the HK International Literary Festival grow, writes Kate Whitehead Nurturing instinct Jessie Cammack, the Hong Kong International Literary Festival's new manager, has lived in Hong Kong little more than a year, but already it feels like home. Recently married, she arrived as a trailing spouse and spent the first ...




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