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9 November 2020

Four Shanghai podcasts from Paul French on RTHK3 this week

2020-11-11T21:34:05+08:00November 9th, 2020|book excerpt|0 Comments

To celebrate this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival, the Morning Brew show with Phil Whelan on RTHK Radio 3 will be broadcasting four more excerpts from Paul French’s book Destination Shanghai, read by the author... Monday 9/11 - 11.40am - Florence Broadhurst Teaches Shanghai to Dance (1926) Tuesday 10/11 - 11.40am - Langston Hughes’s Shanghai Sojourn (1935) Wednesday 11/11 [...]

2 March 2020

Book excerpt: Confessions of a Hong Kong Naturalist

2020-03-01T19:48:51+08:00March 2nd, 2020|book excerpt, hong kong|0 Comments

Confessions of a Hong Kong Naturalist is a natural history memoir, tracing the journey from novice to expert of aspiring naturalist Graham Reels as he follows a trail of discovery into the miraculously fascinating and diverse world of Hong Kong’s wildlife. Read this excerpt from his book. It is taken from Chapter 9, Far-flung Shores. Graham says: “The background is [..