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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Curious Diary of Mr Jam, by Nury Vittachi

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth The Curious Diary of Mr Jam by Nury Vittachi Blacksmith Books   For the past two decades, Nury Vittachi has made light of life. He collected readers' jokes, ... and a popular event speaker, Vittachi reprises his routine in his latest fiction. Drawn from the author's experiences, this initially entertaining novel relates a year in the life of the fictional ...

  2. Write it like Beckham

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... not give ourselves a goal and write distinctly Asian-themed stories for a young audience.' The book will be launched tonight at the Conrad Hotel's pool deck. Local satirist Nury Vittachi ...

  3. You don't have to write a book, just read, Vittachi says

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... a reopening party on Saturday afternoon, complete with snacks, drinks and humorist Nury Vittachi (pictured) offering sage advice on how books can change lives. 'You don't even have to write one. Just reading the right books can transform your future,' Vittachi said. Of course, he still writes, and has two new ones, a novel, Mr Wong Goes West, and a cheeky children's ...

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    Seeing the funny side; analysing the essence of humour in Asia

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 02:44pm by Stephen Quinn

    ... Stephen Quinn A funny thing happened in a year of research about humour: in a new book that is out soon, Nury Vittachi outlines his discoveries about the nature of laughter in the Asian region. The Asian region lost its ability to laugh 60 years ago but is regaining its sense of humour, writer Nury Vittachi says in a new research study. Vittachi is researching humour at Hong Kong ...

  5. Literary festival's founders miffed over 10th anniversary arrangements

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... to be the lack of recognition for original founders Nury Vittachi (right) and Australian Jane Camens (left). Camens flew back into town especially for the occasion. Vittachi, author of The Fung Shui ... I as founders, would speak,' Vittachi explained. 'Trying to not be political, we decided to have two events. It was understood we'd speak at theirs and they would speak at our. We've ...

  6. Vittachi's lament: Life imitates novels

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak It was a weird bit of deja vu for fiction writer Nury Vittachi when he learned a billionaire had recently bought one of those gigantic ... at the earliest,' the author wrote on his blog. Last autumn, Vittachi negotiated a three-book deal for his fung shui detective books to be released in parts of Europe and the US, so news of the sale might ...

  7. ESF school's staff want chairman out

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... contract. A letter, signed 'all staff at Kennedy School', was sent to Sunil Nanda, the Pokfulam school's council chairman, and Parent Teacher Association chairman Nury Vittachi ... letter that reflects poorly on the writers. The allegations are baseless and farcical, and are sadly an embarrassment to the school.' Mr Vittachi said: 'The allegations are absurd. ...

  8. Out & About

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... needs: suspense, conflict, humour and a good story line. Dead Eric Gets a Virus by Nury Vittachi. I like Vittachi's writing style. He is funny and I can never put his books down. Robert Tom ...

  9. Literary Festival board ousts Vittachi amid acrimony

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Prominent author Nury Vittachi has been kicked off the board of the Literary Festival, which he co-founded, after months of acrimony with other members over the administration ... to Vittachi on January 9. The author claims he has been ostracised for disagreeing with the other members- in particular festival director Peter Gordon- over the make-up of the judging panel ...

  10. Breakthrough for Vittachi

    Posted Sep 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun For years, Nury Vittachi has been swimming upstream as the big fish in Hong Kong's small pond literary community. Well, he's Nemo no more. 'A UK publisher has offered me a three-book deal,' Vittachi shouts with excitement, with regard to his Feng Shui detective series. 'I'll be flying to Europe for a tour next year. The UK is the hardest ...




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