Blog Tag - Authors

Q&A with Man Booker Winning 'Schindler's List' Author Tom Keneally Ahead of Australian Writers Week in May
Though Tom Keneally is best known as the Booker Man Booker Prize winning author of Schindler's Ark, which was adapted into the Academy Award-winning...
"Whale Rider" Author Witi Ihimaera to Give Bookworm Talk, March 24
As the first published author of New Zealand's Māori Aboriginal minority, Witi Ihimaera has taken tales that are very specific to his culture and...
R Press Release Impresses with Inspired Sous-Vide Cocktails and Quirky Literary Decor
It's like a scene straight out of a boozy author's masterpiece: a classy bar hidden in shopping mall's basement; its cocktails being prepared in a...
R Events Watch: Beijing's Best Weekday Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Dec 19-23
Our Events Watch series aims to highlight events that aren't focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive...
Events Watch: Beijing's Best Weekday Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Dec 12-16
Our Events Watch series aims to highlight events that aren't focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive...
Events Watch: Beijing's Best Weekday Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Dec 5-8
Our Events Watch series aims to highlight events that aren't focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive...
Events Watch: Beijing's Best Weekday Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Nov 29-Dec 2
Our Events Watch series aims to highlight events that aren't focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive...
Ge Fei: Conversation with a Beijing Avant-Garde Fiction Writer
Below, we talk to Ge Fei, well-known Beijing-based author and winner of multiple literary awards. As well as celebrating the release of his first...
Events Watch: Beijing's Best Weekday Events
If your weekend was anything like ours, chances are high that you're looking for some more calm activities to do this week. Thankfully, our fellow...
China in 1976: Q&A With Bookworm Literary Festival Author Ragnar Baldursson
Ragnar Baldursson is both a diplomat and scholar of Chinese philosophy. He is currently the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Iceland in...
Xinran of 'Buy Me the Sky' Discusses One Child Policy and China's Future
With March's 2016 edition of the Bookworm Literary Festival on the horizon, we are currently in the process of interviewing all of the Penguin China...
Is it Your Turn to Break Into China’s E-Book Market?
The upcoming Bookworm Literary Festival always leaves people dreaming about becoming famous authors, and publishing that autobiographical novel about...
Bookshelf: Jessica Pan, Co-Author, 'Graduates in Wonderland'
Jessica PanCo-Author, Graduates in Wonderland   The book on my shelf that has the most sentimental value is The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. I don’t...
2013 Year in Review: The Year in Celebrities
Celebrities, be they local, visiting from abroad or commenting from abroad have struck chords with us over the year. Lionel Shriver called Beijing...
In Search of Spaghetti: Jen Lin-Liu's 'On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta'
Where were noodles invented: China or Italy? If you mean a long, thin, spaghetti-like thing, then the correct answer is, neither. This and other...