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How to Hong Kong: how our book was made

Lena Sin, one half of the team behind How to Hong Kong, tells us how their illustrated book came about... The idea for How to Hong Kong sprung from my husband’s mind, not mine. Though it would become something of an obsession for me, I [...]

April 3rd, 2017|authors, hong kong, new books|0 Comments

Ray Hecht is in Shanghai on March 24

Ray Hecht says: I’ll be in Shanghai on March 24th, at Garden Books, for a public reading from my novel South China Morning Blues. I’m very excited to be able to do this in Shanghai, the most epic city in China. Last year on my book [...]

March 22nd, 2017|authors, china, events|0 Comments

Hong Kong book launch: the Sheriff of Wan Chai wants to buy you a drink

In 1976, Peter Mann left a gloomy England for the last corner of the British empire: Hong Kong. As a police inspector, he commanded a sub-unit and led a district vice squad in Kowloon, before joining the colonial government’s Administrative Service and working in the [...]

November 21st, 2016|events, hong kong, new books|0 Comments

Book excerpt: The Best Ribs in Town, from “The Taste of Old Hong Kong”

Fred Schneiter, author of The Taste of Old Hong Kong, has many food-related tales to tell from his 30 years on the China coast… THE BEST RIBS IN TOWN One of the most momentous events in the history of Hong Kong occurred in 1984 when [...]

October 26th, 2016|book excerpt, hong kong|0 Comments

Learn some Canto for the Mid Autumn Festival

Learn some Cantonese words for the Mid Autumn Festival, thanks to Hong Kong Unveiled! Will you be enjoying a yewt beng tonight? Mid Autumn Festival, Juung Chow Jeet, 中秋節 15th day of 8th lunar month, September An important day for family reunions. People finish work [...]

September 15th, 2016|book excerpt, hong kong|0 Comments

June newsletter

Share If you cannot view this email, please Click Here to view an online version. Unsubscribe/Update Profile | Share With Friends | Subscribe Blacksmith Books, Hong Kong Newsletter June 2016 Launch event: Fishing in Hong Kong Fishing in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide to Making [...]

June 15th, 2016|new books|0 Comments

Book launch party: Umbrellas in Bloom

The Umbrella Movement put Hong Kong on the world map and elevated this docile, money-minded Asian island to a model for pro-democracy campaigns across the globe. Umbrellas in Bloom is the first book available in English to chronicle this history-making event, written by columnist Jason [...]

April 4th, 2016|authors, events, hong kong, new books|0 Comments