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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book Lead: The Dark Road

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... however, we quickly learn the grim reason that women don't fall pregnant there: "The town's air contains chemicals which kill men's sperm." The odd, unsettling atmosphere ... controls our wombs. You can try to lock up your body, but the government still owns the key. That's just women's fate." It is, Ma Jian notes, also a man's fate, if he is a poor ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    When it comes to unmanned warfare it's nothing personal

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in the Nevada desert. That's when many will agree with Benjamin, a founder of the women's anti-war movement Code Pink, that a moral line has been crossed. Is firing a missile from a drone ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

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

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

    ... them at some point. You will get them.   One element of is the strong, liberated women characters. Not just Emma Clifton, who looks set to take over her family's shipping firm, but her mother, her sister and Giles' girlfriend. Are clever women an important part of your life and work? I feel very strongly about it. My mother took a degree at the age of 50 because of [my ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Measuring the repercussions

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

    ... in which he trained his humanistic eye on two Afghan women, tracing their lives across five decades from the 1960s, the violent upheavals of the nation intruding upon and influencing them in myriad ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

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

    ... women's fiction. Andrew has just arrived at their swanky Hampstead house with new boyfriend James, a handsome novelist. James and Grace argue from the start: he takes offence at her work ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Migrants' flawed champion

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... "And on you, Christians, and on your greed of gold, we lay the burden of the crime resulting; of tens of millions of honest, useful men and women sent thereby to premature death after a short ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    All's not well on the home front

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... cult after it was thrust into the spotlight for releasing sarin gas on the Tokyo subway system in 1995, was the object of adulation among a section of Japanese women. More recently, Tatsuya ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Book review: Five Star Billionaire, by Tash Aw

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

    ... the ranks of Shanghai's leftover women, considered too old and difficult to marry. The other three main characters are far from their humble roots in Malaysia. Twenty-something Phoebe is equal ... the characters' fortunes rise and fall dramatically, the most significant metamorphoses in the novel are also the subtlest. Towards the end, Aw's lonely men and women are overtaken by revelations so ...

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    Pitfalls in immigrant writer's road to becoming American

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BRON

    ... it for my daughter, Lauryann. I found the challenge was that she doesn't really know me, because I had never told her, those things that I think most Chinese women never tell, those terrible, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Here comes trouble

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

    ... intimate relationships with two Han Chinese women. The new novel, published in January in Hong Kong and Taiwan in Chinese, is a bildungsroman focusing on Champa, a Putonghua-speaking Tibetan who ...




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