Upcoming Summer Events – Authors Live and Livestreamed to Hong Kong Audiences | 即將登場的夏日節目——作家在線上和線下與香港觀眾見面

June 1, 2021

The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of MH370

01:20am, 8 March 2014. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying 239 passengers, disappeared into the night, never to be seen or heard from again. Le Monde journalist Florence de Changy closely documented the chaotic international investigation that followed, uncovering more questions than answers. Join her for an in-depth discussion of the one of the most troubling mysteries of recent memory.

2014年3月8日凌晨1時20分,載著239名乘客的馬來西亞航空MH730客機在夜空中消失,此後再無消息。客機消失後,記者 Florence de Changy 一直在《世界報》撰寫失蹤事件相關文章,紀錄後續紛亂的國際調查工作。調查並沒有解開客機失蹤的謎團,反而揭露了更多疑問。今晚,她將與我們一起深入討論這個近年最轟動和複雜的未解之謎。


Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved One of Korea’s Iconic Banks

HKILF presents an evening with celebrated author and private equity investor Weijian Shan, to hear the inside story of one of the most successful buyout deals ever: the acquisition and turnaround of what used to be Korea’s largest bank by the American firm Newbridge Capital. As the chief architect of the deal itself, Shan takes readers inside the battle to win control of the bank in a captivating story of high-stakes money-making.

香港國際文學節邀請了作家兼私募股權投資者 Weijian Shan,來解構史上最成功的股權收購交易之一——美國德州太平洋集團收購前韓國最大銀行事件。作為這次交易的領軍人物,Shan 將帶領大家深入了解這場爭奪銀行控制權的戰爭和引人入勝的高風險金錢遊戲。


Monkey King: A Hero for the Ages with Neil Gaiman and Julia Lovell | 孫悟空:穿越時代的英雄 (與 Neil Gaiman 和 Julia Lovell)

Hong Kong International Literary Festival presents a unique opportunity to hear one of the world’s top fantasy writers, Neil Gaiman, speaking with esteemed historian and translator Julia Lovell. To celebrate the new Penguin Classics translation of Journey to the West by Julia Lovell, the two will discuss how Monkey King has influenced fantasy writers through the ages and inspired adaptations across multiple genres from literature and film to cartoons and pop culture.

香港國際文學節為你帶來一個參與世界著名奇幻文學作家Neil Gaiman和著名歷史學家兼翻譯家Julia Lovell對談的難得機會。趁著Julia Lovell剛為企鵝經典系列完成《西遊記》(Journey to the West)翻譯的機會,兩位將討論孫悟空(Monkey King)在這些年來對奇幻文學作者的啟發,並探討這個角色如何促使由文學和電影到卡通和流行文化等諸多不同藝術形式的改編作品誕生。


Introducing A New Asian Superhero, Monkey Prince! With Gene Luen Yang and Bernard Chang | Gene Luen Yang 和 Bernard Chang 向你介紹新的亞洲超級英雄,Monkey Prince!

Bestselling author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Bernard Chang unveil the latest Asian superhero, Monkey Prince, in the lead story in the DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero
Edition. In this original story, a new superhero emerges as Monkey Prince battles and teams up with Shazam to defeat both the evil Dr. Sivana and a Chinese deer demon spirit.

暢銷書作家 Gene Luen Yang 與插畫家 Bernard Chang 將介紹最近的亞洲超級英雄 Monkey Prince。Monkey Prince 是 DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Edition 中的角色。在這個原創故事中,超級英雄 Monkey Prince 聯合沙贊,打敗了惡魔希瓦納博士和中國鹿魔精靈。


Educated: Tara Westover in Conversation | 你當像鳥飛往你的山:與 Tara Westover 談話

HKILF presents a rare opportunity to hear from historian and bestselling author Tara Westover, author of the inspirational memoir, Educated, about overcoming adversity and succeeding against the odds. She speaks directly to a Hong Kong audience about the meaning of education in different cultural contexts, and shares her personal struggle to reconcile her desire for education and autonomy with her desire to be loyal to her family.

香港國際文學界為你帶來一個難得的機會,與歷史學家兼暢銷書作者 Tara Westover 見面。Tara Westover 在作品 Educated 講述了自己對抗逆境並在艱難中取得成功的過程。她將在這次活動中直接與香港觀眾探討教育在不同文化中的意義,並分享她本人在嘗試平衡自己對教育和自主的渴望以及對家庭的順從時的內心掙扎。