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  1. And the rest is history

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... proportions, two literary-minded Hongkongers, Sri Lanka-born journalist and author Nury Vittachi and Indonesian-Chinese novelist Xu Xi, made a 'horrible discovery'. Vittachi had noted ... of interest in Asian literary voices, both writers saw the need to redress this cultural imbalance. A determined Xu Xi moved to New York to network with Asian-American authors, and Vittachi went ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    'Shades' provokes variety of positions

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Shades ' first two instalments have sold more than 150,000 copies alone. Although its appeal in Hong Kong is restricted mostly to expat readers, editions in Chinese are being printed. Nury Vittachi, journalist and author of The Feng Shui Detective, is not surprised by James' growing success in the region. "Asians could be said to have invented erotic writing. For most ...

  3. The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2006

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Times calls him 'an imaginative and skilful storyteller.' Nury Vittachi has written more than 20 books and is one of the few East Asian authors internationally published in multiple ...

  4. Great summer reads

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by festival directors: Rosemary Sayer's The Man Who Turned the Lights On, a wonderful biography of Gordon Wu; and Nury Vittachi's witty Shanghai Union of Industrial Mystics. Rounding out ...



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