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INTERRUPTIONS: WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID CLARKE AND ESSAYS BY XU XI -- DAVID CLARKE / XU XI
125 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789881902313 | HONG KONG UNIVERSITY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, SEP 2016





THAT MAN IN OUR LIVES -- XU XI
175 | Paperback | Prod. # 9781936196500 | American version | C&R PRESS, SEP 2016





SMOKED PEARL: POEMS OF HONG KONG AND BEYOND -- AKIN JEJE / XU XI (Commentaries by) / VIKI HOLMES (Preface by)
158 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789888228201 | American version | PROVERSE HONG KONG, JAN 2016





INTRODUCTION TO THZ WAVE PHOTONICS -- XI-CHENG ZHANG / JINGZHOU XU
1455 | Paperback | Prod. # 9781489984487 | British version | SPRINGER-VERLAG NEW YORK INC., SEP 2014

This book explores the science and technology related to terahertz wave technologies, including the latest research on electromagnetic waves with an introduction to continuous wave THz technology and an emphasis on pulsed THz technology.




XU XI -- JESSE RUSSELL (Editor) / RONALD COHN (Editor)
207 | Paperback | Prod. # 9785511749341 | American version | BOOK ON DEMAND LTD., MAR 2012





ACCESS -- XU XI
147 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789881516190 | American version | SIGNAL 8 PRESS, NOV 2011





HABIT OF A FOREIGN SKY -- XU XI
120 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789881896728 | American version | HAVEN BOOKS, OCT 2010

Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past, who was once...




EVANESCENT ISLES: FROM MY CITY-VILLAGE -- XU XI
110 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789622099463 | HONG KONG UNIVERSITY PRESS, MAY 2008

Contains essays focusing on Hong Kong's vanishing culture and sensibility. This study discusses about films, pop stars, public transportation, and politics. It is useful for the general reader resident in the city, the traveler in Asia, as well as suitable as a text for literary, cultural or social studies.




HONG KONG: A CULTURAL HISTORY {CITYSCAPES (PAPERBACK)} -- MICHAEL INGHAM / LORD PATTEN (Foreword by) / XU XI (Foreword by)
228 | Paperback | Prod. # 9780195314977 | American version | OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, USA, JUN 2007

Hong Kong has always been something of an anomaly, and an outpost of empire, whether British or Chinese. Once described as a barren island, the former fishing community has been transformed by its own economic miracle into one of Asia's World Cities, taking in its stride the territory's 1997 return to Chinese sovereignty. Beneath the surface of Hong Kong's cliched self-image as Pearl of the...




HISTORY'S FICTION -- XU XI
72 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789889706128 | CHAMELEON PRESS, NOV 2005

At breakfast, her father said, "There's going to be trouble today." On the radio, news of the unrest dominated. It was early April in 1966, a little over a year before the most major riots in Hong Kong’s post-war history. -- from "Democracy" Xu Xi ranks as one of Hong Kong's foremost contemporary English language novelists. And here, from the turbulent 60s through the 90s, is a "history" of...




CITY STAGE: HONG KONG PLAYWRITING IN ENGLISH -- MIKE EDITED BY INGHAM / XU XI
375 | Hardback | Prod. # 9789622097476 | HONG KONG UNIVERSITY PRESS, JUN 2005

An anthology of recent Hong Kong English-language drama which epitomizes the increasing interconnectedness of previously segregated facets of Hong Kong culture. It contains the complete texts of the shorter plays and strategically selected excerpts from the longer plays.




CITY STAGE: HONG KONG PLAYWRITING IN ENGLISH -- MIKE EDITED BY INGHAM / XU XI
195 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789622097483 | HONG KONG UNIVERSITY PRESS, JUN 2005

An anthology of recent Hong Kong English-language drama which epitomizes the increasing interconnectedness of previously segregated facets of Hong Kong culture. It contains the complete texts of the shorter plays and strategically selected excerpts from the longer plays.




OVERLEAF HONG KONG -- XU XI
95 | Trade Paper | Prod. # 9789889706067 | CHAMELEON PRESS, MAY 2004

"In Overleaf Hong Kong, a collection of short stories and essays, Xu Xi explores what it means to be an overseas Chinese, a fascinating state rife with ambiguities. "With a style at once coolly ironic and droll, with a subtlety that resists belaboring the obvious, she plumbs those ambiguities eloquently. Whether it is an imagined Indonesian Chinese schoolgirl dealing with a menacing Japanese...

  • Paddyfield Catalogue Selection, Autumn 2004



  • HONG KONG ROSE -- XU XI
    70 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789889706050 | CHAMELEON PRESS, MAR 2004

    'In January 1972, I, Rose Kho, Went to college in the United States. By May of'74, I came home with my BS in political science and a minor in mathematics. I married my childhood sweetheart Paul Lie in the summer of'77. Gordie says it was those early American years that really changed my life.' Set against the Asian and international airline world, Hong Kong Rose rewinds through a drama set in...

  • Paddyfield Catalogue Selection, Spring 2004



  • CITY VOICES: HONG KONG WRITING IN ENGLISH, 1945 TO THE PRESENT -- XU XI / MIKE INGHAM
    195 | Paperback | Prod. # 9789622096059 | HONG KONG UNIVERSITY PRESS, MAR 2003

    City Voices is the first showcase of postwar Hong Kong literature originating in English. Fiction, poetry, essays and memoirs from more than 70 authors are featured to demonstrate 'the rich variety and vitality of the city's literary production'. Together with work from established authors, both bilingual writers who choose to write in English and expatriate authors who have made Hong Kong their...




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