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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Posing a colonial mystery

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... been going on in Hong Kong at the time that brought about this tragedy and I thought there must be a novel here. Having written novels about Hong Kong in the 20th century, I thought ... and some people were annoyed because they thought they didn’t,” says New. Unlike his later novels, New didn’t need to do much research for The Chinese Box because the events were unfolding around ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Adam Johnson hangs a tale

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... a tale Earlier this year, American writer Adam Johnson learnt he had won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Orphan Master's Son via text message. The Stanford University ... Emporium (2002), and then his debut novel, Parasites Like Us (2003). However, he'll be the first to admit it also helps that the ability to tell a good story runs in his family. "Thinking ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Renaissance man

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... for Duncan Jepson. A lawyer by day, Jepson balances his already busy career with a number of creative endeavours: writing books and graphic novels, making films and documentaries, editing the Asia ... women's literature novel All the Flowers in Shanghai; and now Emperors Once More!, the first instalment in what is planned as a detective series. The switch sounds strange: moving from ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    A lifelong love of literature

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... Literary Prize has evolved into the most sought-after award of its kind in the region. It has also evolved from an award for an unpublished manuscript into one for a published novel. One ... Building on Sand, which just poured out of me in a delirium of delight." He wrote the first draft in three months, and spent the rest of the sabbatical editing the novel. On his return ...



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