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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hard to put down- a hectic but rewarding year in books

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... or more confusingly unstable 12 months? How would Twitter headline it? "Kindle. JKR vs ELJ. Mo Yan's Nobel. Mantel's Man Booker double. Shin Kyung-sook's Man Asian prize. ... Deepa Mehta's film adaptation of his masterpiece, Midnight's Children, was released into cinemas. The other notable event for Rushdie-watchers was his condemnation of Mo Yan ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hong Kong, by the books

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Clavell's sequel, Noble House (1981). Tai-Pan was also a boardgame in the early 1980s. Sadly, no satire was intended.   The Monkey King (1978); An Insular Possession (1986) by Timothy Mo Timothy Mo's debut, The Monkey King, was a story of family dysfunction in 1950s Hong Kong with global implications: "Understand the English and you will understand the Chinese too. Wallace did ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Corporate shenanigans kick start a writing career

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by MISCHA

    ... the escalator back and forth from his apartment to his office. Shepherd does his running in Hong Kong Park, and the Man Mo Temple even plays a part. In Macau [the possible setting for Needham's ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book review: Five Star Billionaire, by Tash Aw

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by SOPHIE CHEN

    ... writers recently translated into English such as Yan Lianke or Wang Xiaofang. This may be because Aw's apprehensions are more existential than political. Indeed, the novel seems at times ...



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