Beijing International Book Fair starts on 31 August featuring The Netherlands as the Guest of Honour. Eric Abrahamsen, manager of paper-republic.org interviewed me about the status quo of Chinese literature on the international market. >>>>>                                             Beijing Book Fair 2010   Photo: Reuters >>>>>>> EA Can you first briefly describe your background, and what you do now? How […]

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Attacus atlas, the Atlas butterfly is one of the most astonishing creatures found in the tropical forests of Asia. Named after the Greek Titan, the moths have an average wingspan of around 25 – 30 cm to count them among the largest insect in the world. When Vladimir Nabokov was finishing Lolita, he was collecting […]

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A guide to taste the sun in you bowl of fish soup or my curious abc for a colour theory. Read in the Global Artist Circle. ARTIST PROFILE: http://myartandprofile.blogspot.com/2011/08/julie-oyang_39.html?spref=fb ART OF NOISES: http://myartandprofile.blogspot.com/2011/08/art-of-noises-or-my-curious-alphabet.html?spref=fb INTERVIEW with the artist: http://myartandprofile.blogspot.com/2011/08/julie-oyang_05.html

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Just received the url from my friend and author Ma Jian, whom I interviewed on the 4th of June this year in memory of the military crash on Tiananmen Square in 1989: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/29/author-ma-jian-banned-from-china Coincidentally, I was talking about a related subject with a Facebook friend yesterday. The reason Ma Jian is banned from visiting China is that he […]

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