09. 12. 2013

BOOK: The Chinese Art Book by Colin Mackenzie, Keith Pratt, Jeffrey Moser and Katie Hill

The Phaidon Chinese Art Book, edited by Colin Mackenzie, Keith Pratt, Jeffrey Moser and Katie Hill, is a beautifully-produced pictorial record of Chinese art, covering paintings, calligraphy, pottery, artefacts and performance art, from the Neolithic...

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11. 09. 2013

Banned in China, but Popular in Hong Kong

These are some of the books, prohibited in China, that have been selling well in bookstores in Hong Kong, according to booksellers. While some focus on present-day scandals, others look back at history…...

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11. 09. 2013

On Hong Kong Shelves, Illicit Dirt on China’s Elite

Visitors from mainland China climb the narrow stairs to a cramped room here filled with forbidden delights: shelves of scandal-packed exposés about their Communist Party masters. The People’s Recreation Community bookstore in Hong...

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05. 09. 2013

Exhibition: Multiple Perspectives – New Works by Xie Xiaoze

Chambers Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening on September 7, 2013 ofMultiple Perspectives: New Works by Xie Xiaoze. Born in Guangdong, China in 1966, Xie Xiaoze graduated from Tsinghua University and the Central Academy...

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26. 08. 2013

Asia House 50 Books on and from Asia

The Asia House Festival of Asian Literature has taken a look at the literature written about Asia and Asians, from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Pacific, that has been published since 2000. These...

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23. 08. 2013

Materialism is destroying China’s interest in reading books

In a chapter from his essay collection China in Ten Words, Yu Hua, an acclaimed Chinese writer, recounts the following anecdote from his childhood: In the wake of the Cultural Revolution, Western classic novels,...

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