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danwei: Jo Lusby of Penguin Group December 29, 2005

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Heading up Penguin in China

Interview and story by Jenny Niven

When Danwei recently caught up with Jo Lusby, she was just beginning to settle down after a hectic China tour with the ex-governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten. These days, however, such things — four cities in five days in a book tour which Patten described as ‘more exhausting than my election campaign’ — hardly faze Jo. High up in her bright, book-strewn SOHO office, stepping over an enormous box filled with gifts presented to Lord Patten on his latest China visit, Jo is relaxed, funny and obviously delighted with…

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redSTAR jan2006 December 26, 2005

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JANUARY year of the dog!

• front – chinese dog character DONE
• LG – ‘dogs in bed’ painting DONE

• clipper arrival (pic) DONE
– needs press info
• zhou hui sketch to showcase website DONE
(steven or teddy)
• tiantai ski resort DONE
– needs generic ski/snowboard photo DONE

• add graph / photo (ian)

• bones DONE
– pix DONE

• jetsetter (1 page) DONE
• harbin (2 pages) DONE
– needs more pix DONE
– sidebar on tigers DONE

• movies – king kong (paul) DONE
• movies – harry potter goblet (andrew) DONE
• music – gorillaz, demon days (andrew) DONE
• music – the strokes (andrew) DONE

• paul DONE

• august revised version (richard) DONE

• ?? (marc)

STREETBEAT (4 questions to be posted online) DONE
• what are you doing this chinese new year?
• are you a dog person / if so, which breed of dog?
• who’s your favourite celebrity dog person and why? (list from wikipedia)

  1. Madonna
  2. Jennifer Lopez
  3. Ava Gardner
  4. Claudia Schiffer
  5. Uma Thurman
  6. Cher
  7. George W. Bush
  8. Bill Clinton
  9. David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
  10. Andre Agassi
  11. David Bowie
  12. Michael Jackson
  13. Donald Trump
  14. Steven Spielberg
  15. Sylvester Stallone
  16. Elvis Presley
  17. Winston Churchill
  18. Gary Oldman
  19. George Gershwin
  1. 孔子(公元前551–前479年)Kong Zi
  2. 孙权(公元182年–252年)Sun Quan
  3. 宋徽宗(1082–1135年)Song Huizong
  4. 海瑞(1514–1587年) Hai Rui
  5. 焦裕禄(1922–1964年)Jiao Yulu
  6. 汤显祖(1550–1616年)Tang Xiaozu
  7. 冯梦龙(1574–1646年)Feng Menglong
  8. 洪秀全(1814–1864年) Hong Xiuquan
  9. 朱德(1886–1976年)Zhu De
  10. 彭德怀(1989年–1974年)Peng Dehuai
  11. 周恩来(1898年–1976年)Zhou Enlai
  12. 华罗庚(1910–1985年)Hua Luogeng
  13. Rain
  14. 宋慧乔 Song Huiqiao
  15. 李秉宪 Li Bingxian

• what’s your favourite ‘celebrity’ dog and why?
old yeller/ lassie / rin tintin / goofy / pluto / beethoven / scooby doo / marmaduke
benji / snoopy / brian / santa’s little helper / taco bell / gromit / triumph the insult comic dog

• alistair smokes.. not! (alistair) DONE
– alistair portrait (marc) DONE

• spring festival dining page DONE