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  1. The Abstinence Teacher

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta Harper, HK$104 'It's the goddam Christians,' Ruth Ramsey thought. 'They won't leave me alone.' This, in microcosm, is the plot of Tom Perrotta's latest novel. Then again, ...

  2. Asian publishers slow to find a following at Frankfurt

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan The international success of Natsuo Kirino's novel Out ignited interest in Japanese literature at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week- but the rest of Asia's ... William Scott Wilson's biography of author, philosopher and swordsman Miyamoto Musashi. 'The success of Out has generated a lot of interest in Japanese literature,' says Akaogi. ...

  3. Six Characters in Search of an Author

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong McAulay Studio HK Arts Centre Jun 23-26, 8pm; Jun 26-27, 2pm Italian plays are rarely staged in this city. So when performer Nicole Garbellini and director Ahmed El-Alfy realised they shared an interest in Sicilian playwright and Nobel laureate in literature Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author, they wanted to introduce the masterpiece ...

  4. Quality of managers the key to success

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... but to be able to talk about culture, about literature, art and music. Private banking is not about money- it's about aspirations. It's our job to understand those aspirations and help ...

  5. University under fire as professor's house looted

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to in the media as a 'national treasure', as he dedicated much of his life to studying linguistics. He wrote a huge collection of works on literature, culture and the arts. Fluent in 12 ...

  6. The Gift of the Magi

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... and www.online-literature.com/o_henry/1014/ ...

  7. Festival shows western appetite for Chinese novels

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... has happened in Hong Kong. There has been more growth than just tall buildings.' With the central government poised to boost funding for the translation of Chinese literature into foreign ...

  8. Bookstore thrives in e-book era

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... with a substantial section on children's literature- an auditorium and an art gallery. But Eslite also runs two malls targeted at teenagers in central Taipei where it sells hip consumer products. ...

  9. Fair share

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Vladimir Putin and Bill Clinton. Literature is trickier, Wang says. 'It's dangerous for us to import foreign literature because Chinese people might think it's boring,' she ... of balance,' says Kong. Publishers say China lags the west in most research areas and its literature is hampered by censorship. 'We're going through a phase where the fundamental controls ...

  10. Memory man

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Xiaoqing Rong

    ... of returning to his native China after getting his PhD and working as an academic or a translator. Nineteen years later, the young American literature major is pepper-haired Ha Jin, 48, one of the most ... always has human beings on the ground,' says Perry Link, a scholar and critic of Chinese literature who teaches at Princeton University. 'He's so good at evoking Chinese life. He ...




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