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  1. News - China

    Mao Zedong's rice bowls auction for record HK$8m in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... A set of rice bowls produced exclusively for Mao Zedong has been auctioned in Hong Kong on Thursday for a record HK$8 million ahead of the 120th anniversary of the chairman's birth ... to a call in this month's edition of Seeking Truth , the Communist Party's leading magazine, to "learn from Mao Zedong's frugal thought and work style".  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1264901/mao-zedongs-rice-bowls-auction-record-hk8m-hong-kong
  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pitfalls in immigrant writer's road to becoming American

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BRON

    ... her own name. Sent to a labour camp in East China at 17, Min endured three years of hardship before a talent scout from Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing's Shanghai Film Studios recruited ... that Westerners are evil. I was convinced Americans would do me harm until Mao Zedong died and the flood of Western literature came in. We devoured it, we started reading things like Balzac and Dickens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1223791/pitfalls-immigrant-writers-road-becoming-american
  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... on the individuals behind the post-Mao Zedong transformation is welcome. Based on 558 interviews with Chinese officials spanning almost four decades, Following the Leader: Ruling China, From Deng Xiaoping ... charismatic leaders in the mould of Mao or Deng and towards bureaucrats who favour governance by committee. It's a transition perfectly represented by the downfall of former Politburo member Bo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1437129/book-review-following-leader-david-lampton
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Yiyun Li goes deep into the human condition in her writing

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Ajay Singh

    ... in 2009, the book is set in a fictional Chinese town named Muddy River following the death of Mao Zedong. The story follows the execution of a counter-revolutionary, a former female Red Guard who ... grandfather used to call Mao the "king of hell", which was "no real calamity, though dangerous", Li recalls.) It's no wonder, then, that she chose to focus her first novel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1459245/yiyun-li-goes-deep-human-condition-her-writing
  5. Lifestyle - Books

    From Marx to Mao and beyond- essays on global communism

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by GDN

    ... Julia Lovell From Marx to Mao and beyond- essays on global communism The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism edited by S.A. Smith Oxford 4 stars Julia Lovell Writing the history ... assertion of its ideological independence from the Soviet Union. With Stalin's fall from grace, Mao could step forward to become the philosopher-king of international communism. Mark Harrison ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1422872/marx-mao-and-beyond-essays-global-communism
  6. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... to separate art and politics. For example, we have to ask whether the art that glorified Mao Zedong's doomed bid to turn China into a communist utopia can be viewed in its own right, without ... the government-approved socialist literature written in China during the Mao years isn't of interest only as historical context, but as a body of work with genuine literary value. The "golden road" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1422861/book-review-milestones-golden-road-richard-king
  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Mai Jia's newly translated first novel gives readers a glimpse of enigmatic China

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by James Kidd

    ... intrude upon the action- the KMT, the Cultural Revolution, Mao Zedong- but mostly they remain vague, after a Kafkaesque fashion. Liseiwicz defects to "X country", one of China's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1453975/mai-jias-newly-translated-first-novel-gives-readers-glimpse
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet fireworks engineer Wilson Mao

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:42am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Pyrotechnics engineer Wilson Mao has designed and staged every major fireworks display in the city since 1997. He tells Charley Lanyon how technology ... alongside local celebrations. Hong Kong's New Year fireworks are world famous, over the top and presented in eye-searing Technicolor, so it was surprising to find mastermind Wilson Mao seated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1414977/meet-fireworks-engineer-wilson-mao
  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Singapore's food-loving cop cracks a case in Beijing

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Guy Haydon

    ... by disgraced princeling Bo Xilai), whose populist appeal has been built on a foundation of Mao-era revivalism and a brutal crackdown on the Chinese mafia. Singh arrives in Beijing three weeks after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1464702/singapores-food-loving-cop-cracks-case-beijing
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    New York exhibition celebrates awakening of Asian-American identity in the 1970s

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by Richard James Havis

    ... comes from a quote from Mao Zedong. "He called on everyone to serve the people, as it's the highest form of duty, the best thing you could do with your life. In America, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1422876/new-york-exhibition-celebrates-awakening-asian-american

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