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 2008

On Writing : a Memoir of the Craft / Stephen King

Speaker: Tony Tsoi
Moderator: Leung Man-tao
Date: 13 March 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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四代香港人/ 呂大樂

Speaker: Tong Ching-siu
Moderator: Dr Esther Cheung
Date: 27 March 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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A Prisoner of Birth / Jeffrey Archer

Speaker: Mr Jeffrey Archer
Date: 31 March 2008
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Language: English

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Public Lecture: The Chinese Canadian Immigration Project

Speaker: Professor Peter Ward
Moderator: Dr Elizabeth Sinn
Date: 3 April 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling/ Grant Hayter-Menzies

Speaker: Grant Hayter-Menzies
Date: 10 April 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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我在輪椅上挑戰命運 / 胡慕嫺

Speaker: Dr Ming-gon John Lian
Moderator: Mr Andrew Tse
Date: 24 April 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill) by David Cay Johnston

Speaker: Ms Christine Loh (陸恭蕙女士)
Moderator: Dr Anthony W. Ferguson (Librarian, HKU)
Date: 29 May 2008 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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Fall 2008

能說「不」的秘密 (Critical Thinking in Action)

Speaker: Mr Perry Lam (林沛理先生)
Moderator: Mr Pang Chi Ming (彭志銘先生) 次文化堂社長
Date: 11 September 2008 (Thursday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: Cantonese

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China Witness: Voices from A Silent Generation

Speaker: Ms Xinran Xue (薛欣然女士)
Moderator: Dr Anthony W. Ferguson (彭仁賢博士)
Date: 17 September 2008 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Language: English

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《劍河倒影》by 陳之藩

Speaker: Mr Leung Man Tao (梁文道先生)
Moderator: Dr Wan Yiu Chuen (尹耀全博士)
Date: 9 October 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm (Thursday)
Language: Cantonese

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Hong Kong 24-7: The City that Invades our Art

Speakers: Mr David Clarke and Ms Xu Xi (許素细女士)
Date: 27 November 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm (Thursday)
Language: English

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在如來佛掌中 ── 張東蓀和他的時代

Speaker: Ms Dai Ching ( 戴晴女士)
Moderator: Professor Chan Yuen Ying (陳婉瑩教授 )
Date: 18 December 2008
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm (Thursday)
Language: Putonghua

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