Posts tagged "Hong Kong"
Monday Interview: Nury Vittachi (Sri Lanka/Hong Kong)

Monday Interview: Nury Vittachi (Sri Lanka/Hong Kong)

Nury Vittachi (1958, Sri Lanka) is a journalist and author based in Hong Kong. He is best known for the comedy-crime novel series The Feng Shui Detective, published in many languages around the world, but he has also written non-fiction works and novels for children. This interview was conducted by Holger Ehling at the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair. ...
International Publishers Association: Release Xu Xiao

International Publishers Association: Release Xu Xiao

The International Publishers Association calls on China’s government to immediately release Xu Xiao, a prominent publisher, writer and editor, who was arrested on November 26th during a crackdown on writers, journalists, publishers and civil society activists seen to be supportive of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Beijing-based publisher Xu Xiao, 2014 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize...
Aus der bunten Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (10/2014)

Aus der bunten Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (10/2014)

Liebe Leser, in dieser Woche geht es um Buchhandel in Argentinien, weltweite Leseratten, Facebook beim Bildungsschmusen, Audio-Selbstmacher beim Röhrengucken  und mehr  Ich hatte Ihnen ja in der vergangenen Woche angekündigt, dass ich mich heute aus Buenos Aires melde. Und Sie sehen: Ich halte mein Versprechen. Ausnahmsweise bin ich einmal nicht in Sachen Buchmarkt unterwegs, sondern...