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  1. Comment - Blogs - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Novel idea becomes a literary hit for spurned farm boy

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 04:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Recognising a good story, Cat God decided to publish a series of “creative and funny” online novels about a landlord and tenant, setting pen to paper on May 4, 2011. The first Killer Landlord, Pretty Tenant   novels were an instant hit. In just one month, Cat God had raked in 7,000 yuan (HK$8,730) in royalties from the publishing website, 17K , most of which he gave to his parents and the rest ...

  2. Novel experience

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... WHILE SOME OF you may find reading Dream Of The Red Chamber, Romance Of The Three Kingdoms and The Legend Of The Water Margin somewhat tough going, seven Chinese classics have made it to the best booklist of the decade. Members of the public were invited to choose their 10 favourite novels from the Radio Television Hong Kong website's Ten Recommended Books for each year ...

  3. News - China

    China has efficient systems in place to tackle infectious disease outbreaks

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... that Sars was caused by a coronavirus, a finding affirmed days later by the World Health Organisation. Meng Xuenong, a protégé of President Hu Jintao, was sacked as Beijing mayor in April 2003. ...

  4. Laurence Yep

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Stella Dong

    ... and won numerous awards, among them the American Library Association's lifetime achievement award. He published his first book, Sweetwater, a children's novel, in 1973 when he ...

  5. Pearl of China

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... could not have chosen a worse moment: last year, Hilary Spurling published a fabulous biography of Buck called Burying the Bones. Impeccably researched, it read like a novel, although it skimmed ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Here comes trouble

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord Chan Koon-chung denies he courts official disapproval on the mainland but he knows his new novel, about Tibet's plight, will attract censorious eyes, writes Richard Lord ... in his novel The Fat Years - written in 2009, translated into English in 2011, and the cause of a minor literary sensation on both occasions - he presented a full-blast, thinly veiled satire ...

  7. Brothers

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Brothers by Yu Hua Picador, HK$108 Yu Hua's fifth novel caused a sensation when it was published in China, its two volumes selling by the million. It was shortlisted ... and chaotic, Brothers is not an easy novel to categorise. Occasionally, it is not an easy novel to read. But it stays with you long after you finish. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    High-stakes stand-off between Japan and China won't come to war

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by TREFOR MOSS

    ... are nothing new. The novel and dangerous side of the unfolding equation, the war-niks argue, is the nationalist turn in Japanese politics, embodied by the election of the conservative Shinzo Abe. Abe ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Digest: Good news on paywall

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 10:52am by Ivan Zhai

    ... American Internet companies fail in China  - TechNode #Sparkle -- Here Are 21 140-Character Novels From Well-Known Writers - Mediabistro.com  ...

  10. A matter of time

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nadell pulled 24-year-old David Foster Wallace's first novel, The Broom of the System, from the slush pile. Or perhaps a book deal makes headlines as sheer business braggadocio: Washington, ... their romance novels were being pirated in China. I was reading Chinese books and comparing them to our novels to see whether they were being pirated. In fact, they were. The stories were ...




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