To promote the cultural and intellectual life of Hong Kong, the Libraries has created the University of Hong Kong Libraries Reading Club. The Reading Club will sponsor a series of book talks featuring leading members of Hong Kong intellectual community.

 

Spring 2004

Fat Wars : 45 days to transform your body / Brad J. King
Fat Wars : action planner / Brad J. King

Speaker: Prof. Marcel Lie Ken Jie
Date: 26 February 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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The Singapore story : memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew / Lee Kuan Yew.
From Third World to first : the Singapore story, 1965-2000 / Lee Kuan Yew.

Speaker: Mr Roderick Woo 吳斌先生
Moderator: Dr. Chan Kow Tak 陳求德醫生
Date: 25 March 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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The Vagina Monologues / Eve Ensler

Speaker: Miss Si-si Liu 廖珮珊小姐
Moderator: Miss Tam Kong Sau 陳江秀小姐
Date: 22 April 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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《仰望陳寅恪》/ 蔡鴻生著
《讀史閱世六十年》/ 何炳棣著

Speaker: Dr Chan Man Hung 陳萬雄博士
Moderator: Dr Chow Kai Wing 周佳榮博士
Date: 13 May 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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Fall 2004

《老子註譯及評介》/ 陳鼓應著

Speaker: Mr Shih Wing Ching 施永青先生
Moderator: Dr Ma Ka Fai 馬家輝博士
Date: 23 September 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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King of Gesar – The Longest Oral Epic From Tibet

Speaker: Mr Tsering Puntsok (次仁平措先生)
Date: 7 October 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Putonghua

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Feeling the Stones: Reminiscences by David Akers-Jones

Speaker: Sir David Akers-Jones 鍾逸傑爵士
Moderator: Mr Tsao Chip 陶傑先生
Date: 4 November 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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Living Islam : from Samarkand to Stornoway / Akbar S. Ahmed

Speaker: Sir T. L. Yang 楊鐵樑爵士
Date: 25 Novemeber 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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Modern History of Hong Kong /Steve Tsang

Speaker: Dr Steve Tsang 曾銳生博士
Moderator: Dr Elizabeth Sinn 冼玉儀博士
Date: 16 December 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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