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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book review: Five Star Billionaire, by Tash Aw

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

    ... Sophie Chen Jin Tash Aw's third novel explores the mainland's rush to riches through the stories of five Malaysian-Chinese in modern Shanghai, writes Sophie Chen Jin Beyond the China dream Tash Aw's latest novel opens with the titular billionaire admitting: "There has always been something inherently childlike in my pursuit of money." It's also ...

  2. News - World - LITERATURE

    Malaysian author Tash Aw's novel up for Man Booker prize

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Malaysian author's novel up for Man Booker prize The latest book by award-winning Malaysian lawyer Tash Aw, Five Star Billionaire, is among the books named in the longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize. It offers a rare insight into the booming world of Shanghai business and the main characters are Malaysian-Chinese who go to Shanghai to make money. ...

  3. Smooth as silk

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Martin Newman

    ... With Malaysian-born debut novelist Tash Aw, appearances can be deceptive in fact and fiction, finds Martin Newman TASH AW'S COSY London flat is adorned with stripped wooden floors and fittings that wouldn't have seemed out of place in Dickens' time. Full of character, it looks like a well-preserved early Victorian home. Wrong. 'Nothing's original,' Aw ...

  4. The Harmony Silk Factory

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw Harper Perennial, $96 Truth has many guises, just as people have different dimensions. This much is clear in Tash Aw's debut novel, ... invasion, is a shophouse-cum-factory that serves as home and base for his many schemes. Born in Taiwan and raised Malaysian- after two years in Hong Kong, London-based Aw has said he wanted to tell ...

  5. Worlds apart

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... With his second novel, Malaysian writer Tash Aw continues to explore identity in times of change in Asia, writes Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop His first novel, The Harmony Silk Factory, ... the pressure is obviously on for the second offering from Malaysian writer Tash Aw. But Aw says the pressure has come more from himself than his publisher. 'I think any half-decent writer will put ...

  6. Map of the Invisible World

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Map of the Invisible World by Tash Aw 4th Estate, HK$104 With an epigraph that quotes Rimbaud and Borges, you know Tash Aw's follow-up to the Costa-winning The Harmony Silk ... the country of the colonisers. While Adam sets off to find his stepfather, Johan is guilt-stricken about abandoning his brother, and becomes self destructive. If Aw's lyrical, yearning writing ...

  7. The Harmony Silk Factory

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw HarperCollins (UK) and Riverhead (US) $201 There's almost no writing about Malaysia, and more's the pity. Somerset Maugham still ... arrives, bringing with it the mysterious character of Johnny Lim and the much-vaunted potential of Tash Aw, a London resident who was born in Taiwan and raised in Malaysia. Aw depicts Johnny Lim ...

  8. Map of the Invisible World

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Madeleine Thien

    ... Madeleine Thien Map of the Invisible World by Tash Aw HarperCollins HK$221 Tash Aw's impressive second novel opens in 1964, Indonesia's Year of Living Dangerously, when President ... that will bring her something in return. The scene is a perfect example of Aw's ability simultaneously to inhabit West and East, with all their parallels and contradictions, and of Aw's very ...

  9. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Liu Xiaobo's lawyer plans appeal, North Koreans arrested in Yunnan

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:03am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Journal's websites are blocked. Society New York Times- India Ink In Chinese bookshops, eight of the 10 best sellers would be self-help books, says novelist Tash Aw. New York Times- Sinosphere ...

  10. News - Asia - PETS

    Goldfish undergoes 'high-risk' brain surgery

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... surgery. “She was dedicated enough to give it a go,” the vet who performed the operation, Tristan Rich, told commercial radio station 3AW. George was knocked out with anaesthetic for the 30-minute ...




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