An Open Book

Hong Kong Tatler - - Hot Ticket -

Since the Hong Kong In­ter­na­tional Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val was founded in 2001, it has brought some of the big­gest names in fic­tion to the city for talks and work­shops, in­clud­ing Colm Tóibín, Sea­mus Heaney and Yann Mar­tel. This year’s line- up is head­lined by for­mer BBC News cor­re­spon­dent Kate Adie and in­cludes Pulitzer Prize- win­ner Junot Díaz ( The Brief Won­drous Life of Os­car Wao) and PEN/ Hem­ing­way Award win­ner Chang- rae Lee ( On Such a Full Sea). Comic books join the pro­gramme with talks by Mar­vel Comics writer Mar­jorie Liu and artist Sonny Liew. Un­til Novem­ber 9; var­i­ous sites; $ 90– 800.

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