Best hk literary festival 2012 podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2012 starts on 5 October. RTHK Radio 3 is proud to be a media partner once again. Over the nine days of the Festival, we'll be talking to many of the writers taking part, and moderating some of the events, and featuring everything we do on our Bookmarks book website.
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Alison Wong is a poet and novelist of New Zealand Chinese ancestry. Her first novel, As the Earth Turns Silver, won the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Award for Fiction. She was joined by RTHK's Reenita Malhotra Hora to discuss her book's themes love, racialBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Jonathan Campbell moved to Beijing in 2000 and immersed himself in China's rock scene as a drummer, writer and promoter. He has brought international bands to China and taken Chinese bands overseas. His new book "Red Rock" documents the rock music scene iBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
The daughter of notable Burmese newspaper publisher, editor and politician Edward Michael Law-Yone, Wendy Law-Yone is a Burmese American author of novels and short stories. In 1987, she was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature AwaBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
John Boyne is author of the bestselling book, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and the newly published The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket. He talked to RTHK's Reenita Malhotra Hora and local students about his writing style and work.By Radio Television Hong Kong.
Romesh Gunesekera was born in 1954 in Sri Lanka. His first book, Monkfish Moon, a collection of short stories reflecting the ethnic and political tensions that have threatened Sri Lanka since independence in 1948, was published in 1992. Reef (1994), his fBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Krys Lee is the author of Drifting House published in 2012 by Viking/Penguin in the US and in the UK, by Faber and Faber. She has also been shortlisted for the BBC International Story Prize for 2012. She lives in Seoul with short intervals in San FranciscBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Julia Boyd is the author of Hannah Riddell, An Englishwoman in Japan, and The Excellent Doctor Blackwell. She has travelled frequently to China and is now based in London. Her new book is “A Dance with the Dragon”. Julia Boyd, talks to Crystal Kowk onBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Ambassador Lindiwe Mabuza is a much-published poet and short story writer who has also worked as a college-level teacher, radio journalist, editor. Almost all these callings have pointed towards one goal – abolishing apartheid in South Africa. AmbassadBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Jeet Thayil is a performance poet, librettist, songwriter/musician and self-confessed former drug addict. His book Narcopolis has been shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize. In conversation with RTHK's Hugh Chiverton, the themes and characters inBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Talking about finance and companies at a dinner party setting can be a scary idea for many people. But Mrs. Moneypenny, a former investment banker who writes a weekend column for the FT, says this is exactly the kind of fear that most of us need to overcoBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Izzeldin Abuelaish was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strips in the 1950s. He was the first Palestinian medical doctor to receive a staff position at an Israeli hospital. He is the founder of the "Daughters for Life Foundation" inBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
Andrew Wood from RTHK talks to Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh, a commentator on economic and political issues in Asia who works with the Economist Intelligence Unit, and finds out more about the fates of these two countries and how the lives of their people haveBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
The movie, The Japanese Wife, is about a young Bengali village school teacher who marries his Japanese pen friend over letters and remains true and loyal to her throughout his life, while never actually meeting her. It is based on a book of the same titleBy Radio Television Hong Kong.
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