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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... marries and raises a family. For him, travel is all about business and status until an act of political violence compels him to seek asylum in Australia. Ravi's technological savvy suggests ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Measuring the repercussions

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... workers and returning Afghan-Americans. What does an Afghan owe to the country that he left to escape violence? Should Afghan-Americans feel guilty over their material possessions, one of which ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book piracy? He'll get these readers one day, says Archer

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... In the end, you have got to do what you do. Don't do ghost stories. Don't do erotica. Don't do violence because you think that's in. Jane Austen taught us all. Write about three ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Starved nation tucks into a feast of words at Myanmar book festival

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... censorship and violence. Not only had many of the speakers paid a high personal price for daring to write and voice their views, but many who took part in the question-and-answer sessions had also ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by ANNIE

    ... Trainspotting and Keats". There's perhaps only one character the reader really cares about- a prostitute called Dimple who was castrated at the age of eight. There's violence, swearing, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hard to put down- a hectic but rewarding year in books

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... was cancelled after protests by Muslim activists threatened to escalate into violence. Festival organiser William Dalrymple reluctantly stopped the event, which inspired a different kind of protest: ... a similarly contentious blend of censorship, political violence, and literature's power to reveal painful, but vital truths. Yang Yisheng's Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao's Famine ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    J.K. Rowling dissects small-town life in new novel

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... male and female. The disarming scenes in which Andrew witnesses the rage of his father compare not unfavourably to that masterpiece of paternalistic violence, Edward Murdstone in David ...



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