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15 January 2010

Book preview: Waiting for the Dalai Lama

2016-11-24T01:14:40+08:00January 15th, 2010|book excerpt, china, new books|6 Comments

Can common ground be found on the divisive issue of Tibet? First, it’s necessary to find out what the people involved think, and why. Chinese-speaking journalist Annelie Rozeboom worked as a foreign correspondent in China for ten years. During that time she was able to interview numerous Tibetan people inside and outside Tibet, as well as Chinese and Western observers [...]

26 April 2009

Tibetan tales: the making of a novel

2016-11-24T01:14:48+08:00April 26th, 2009|authors, new books|1 Comment

Hong Kong movie star Francis Ng Chun-yu (吳鎮宇) is more than an award-winning actor… he’s also a director, scriptwriter and now the author of Tibetan fairy tale Pelma’s Tears. What led city-born Francis to write about people and events on the far-off Tibetan plateau? The idea came to him when a visit to monasteries and orphanages in the region was [...]