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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    China: 'This Generation' by Han Han

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com This Generation by Han Han (translated by Allan Barr) Simon & Schuster Joanna Chiu Han Han is such an outsized personality in China, with millions of Chinese hanging on to his every word, that it is easy to forget he i ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Hall of Uselessness, by Simon Leys

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... through its literature. The collection includes illuminating takes on Balzac, Victor Hugo, Malraux, Gide, Orwell and Evelyn Waugh. To me, the most inspiring essay here is not anything on China, ... of Leys' recurrent complaints is about how many so-called China experts can barely speak the language. There is a rich literature on China in English (and French and German), so you can, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: My Private China, by Alex Kuo

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by CLAIRE HUIBONHOA

    ... Claire HuiBonHoa My Private China by Alex Kuo Blacksmith Books 4 stars Although in recent years the amount of literature about China has grown significantly, Alex Kuo's My Private China successfully sets itself apart from the rest. Educated at Hong Kong's King George V school, then at the University of Iowa, Kuo is a writer (of both fiction and non-fiction), poet ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: 'The Fate of Zhuangzi in Modern China' by Liu Jianmei

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... job recounting the ebbs and flows of the poet-philosopher. Liu, who teaches contemporary Chinese literature at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, spent nearly 10 years writing ... They include the founders of modern Chinese literature Hu Shi and Lu Xun, as well as contemporary authors such as Liu Xiaofeng, Han Shaogong and Gao Xingjian, who is perhaps Zhuangzi's most ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World relies on Xi Jinping's economic moves

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to manufacturing no longer leads to economic gains is called, in the literature of economic development, the Lewis turning point -- after the Nobel Prize-winning economist Arthur Lewis. If China ...



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