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  1. Going out

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, free, with some programmes requiring registration. Inquiries: 2815 1112 9th HK Literature Festival Literary-themed activities include: HK Baptist University Chinese language and literature assistant professor Ge Liang, Open University of HK creative writing and film arts lecturer Angela Law Tsin-fung and others taking part in the Fictional Fabulations Unveil ...

  2. Fully booked

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... reflects the store's ethos and there is a wide selection of novels, non-fiction and spiritual books. People donate their unwanted literature or music and are offered credit at the store, money ...

  3. City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a colony-that-was; rather, his gentle, personal musings read more like a declaration of love for a city full of contradictions. At the heart of this work by the professor emeritus of Chinese literature ... To illustrate the danger, Lee points to the damaging drop in the city's English-language skills, which threatens the city's cosmopolitanism. Lee draws on decades of expertise in literature ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Oct 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... award for music director Yip Wing-sie, music director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, is to be awarded the Knighthood in the Order of Arts and Literature today. The award, from the French Ministry ...

  5. Going out

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$230 (Asia Society members and Northwestern University alumni HK$180), booking required. Inquiries: 2103 9508 9th HK Literature Festival Literary-themed activities include: an Interflow: Hong Kong Literature to Move beyond Hong Kong panel whose speakers include Fleurs des letters editor Tang Siu-wa, and writers Chan Ling, Lee Chi- leung and Wu Ching-fong, Jun ...


    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alexander. TUESDAY Is the Author Really Dead? 5.30pm/Hong Kong University/Free Lecture by John Carey, Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford University, followed by reception. Reservations: ... and English Literature 6pm/Mandarin Oriental/$280 Enjoy a glass of champagne with John Carey, Maxine Hong Kingston, Pankaj Mishra, David Mitchell and Gish Jen. SATURDAY Into the Heart of China 9am/The ...

  7. Nobel laureate joins citywide efforts to raise cash for victims

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian has offered two autographed copies of his new book of paintings for a charity auction organised by Commercial Radio to raise money for quake relief projects. The first Chinese to win the Nobel Prize for literature, Gao, who is visiting Hong Kong, said: 'It is a big disaster. We all feel very sad.' The book ...

  8. Bomb squad destroys shell unearthed on Tamar site

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Siu Kwok-kin, a Chinese literature professor at Chu Hai College, said it was no surprise to find a bomb on the Tamar site because it had been the site of the British naval headquarters. ...

  9. Oscar Llinas

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... studied at the University of South Florida and the University of California in Los Angeles, receiving a degree in art history and French, and a master's in French literature. Who is Bilkey? ...

  10. Where charm and hipness prosper

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to miss: the incense-shrouded and colourful Man Mo Temple, which pays tribute to the god of literature, and the Edwardian-style Western Market, which now houses souvenir shops, fabric retailers ...




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