What kinds of books are recommended by the best-selling authors? What are the picks by the celebrities? What made the scholars choose these books instead of the others? Let's discover new and worth-reading books with Shen Xing and the renowned authors!
Get ready for an inspiring journey to another domain and marvel at the imagination the authors offer. A blend of substance and style, the programme digs up the interesting stories of writing a book, the original ideas, the habit and unheard of taste of the writers.
<b>Chen Danqing (30')</b>
One of the country's best-known painters and art critic who has established his name in the 1980s. His early oil paintings portraying Tibetans are regarded as milestones in China's art history.
<b>Liu Suli (30')</b>
Founder of All Sages Bookstore, which is one of the most popular academic bookstores in Beijing.
<b>Fang Cheng (30')</b>
One of the masters in Chinese caricature field and has published many international political cartoons in People's Daily. He is famous for the charming and humorous mockery in his works.
<b>Hong Ying (2 x 30')</b>
A world-renowned writer and poet whose works had been published in twenty languages, she is an important figure in China's feminist literature. Her representative works include the novels K: The Art of Love and Daughter of the River.
<b>Shu Yi (2 x 30')</b>
As a celebrated writer, painter and the director of National Museum of Modern Chinese Literature, Shu Yi is more known to the public as the son of the notable writer Lao She. Besides writing about Lao She in the book My Father Lao She, Shu Yi is also the editor of his father's works.
<b>Lee Yinghe (2 x 30')</b>
Lee Yinghe, the Social Science Scholar who studies the issues of gender and sex, has published a new book covers topics of the Chinese taboo, the difficulties in publishing and her reaction to the critics from different conservative groups.
<b>Leung Fung Yee(30')</b>
Leung Fung Yee grew up and established a business in Hong Kong. Making a joke of herself as the worst author but the best entrepreneur, she used to write financial novels about the events of the commercial world happened at the specific time. This time, she wrote a novel named "Our Stories", which crossed 60 years and based on the Hong Kong history as a self-challenge.
<b>Cai Lan (30')</b>
A writer, food critic, producer and television host. His life is rich and colorful. Let's share his wonderful life by his simple words.
<b>The Study Group (30')</b>
The definition of “Common sense” is a prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts. But the experts from various fields might have different interpretation of “Common sense”. Li Jingze, A Yi, Qin Hui, Hong Pei Yun, Liang Hong and “Shi Nian Kan Chai” share their point of view with you.
<b>Craig Au Yeung (30') </b>
He is a multi - media creator and is now focusing on the writing about travelling in these few years. He visited 200 restaurants and designed different itineraries to share his favourite taste to the readers.
<b>Poon Yiu-ming (30')</b>
He has been the Chief Editor of Ming Pao Monthly for 18 years, who has the longest term of office for successive Chief Editor. He started from the basic and unabated his love of writing. Let's share his experience of finding the balance between profit-making and development of culture.
<b>Leung Ping-kwan (Pen name: Ye Si) (30')</b>
Ye Si passed away in January 2013. He was once a renowned Hong Kong writer and was also the highlighted author in Hong Kong Book Fair 2012. Ye Si had written different types of literature including poems, fictions and novel in his life and his work had been translated into different languages. His work had spanned Hong Kong’s cultural heritage as well as its search for identity. Changes happened in colonial era, experience of overseas study, cultural integration and cultural shock of different aspects could become the topic of his work. Let’s commemorate Ye Si by having a look at his path of creation.
<b>A Ding (30')</b>
A Ding used to be a doctor, a reporter, a columnist and now is preparing a literature magazine. Giving up being a doctor, he chose to be an author in order to live more meaningfully. After 5 years of refinement of the draft, the readers can finally read the completed version of “Wu Wei Gou”.
<b>Di An (30')</b>
After posting her novel on the magazine “Harvest”, the 20-years-old girl has finally become an author. Her series of China, “Xi Que” “Dong Yi” and “Nan Yin” created the sales legend and gain the recognition from the seniors.
Jin Bo has published poem, bedtime stories, novel and others children’s literature for 50 years. His dream of author was inspired by a traditional folk song, and finally he has entered the world of children’s literature. He always says, “Children are inspired by his literary pieces, in the meantime, he learns wisdom from children.” Shen Xing shares the funny and innocent life of Jin Bo with you.