mccm . thebookshop

March 5, 2014, 4:49 pm
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Friends, our last day at the Hong Kong Arts Centre is extended to 14 June 2014 (Saturday). Please continue to support us between now and mid-June. Scroll down for more details. You can also download the message in pdf format here.
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Bookshop Closure
February 12, 2014, 3:47 pm
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Dear Friend,

We decided to put an end to our bookshop operation after settling in at the Hong Kong Arts Centre for over five years. To coincide with the closure, we are launching a clearance sale starting this Friday 14 February through 14 March. Please scroll down for more details (or you can download the bilingual message in pdf format here). Do help us spread the words and encourage your friends to visit us and take home some books! Image


new books release July 2012 + book launch & storytelling on 22 August
August 7, 2012, 2:23 pm
Filed under: 【selection】Hong Kong culture

Hey! Friends! Join us for the book launch of Our City Our Legends 103 on wed 22/8, 7.30pm at Hong Kong Arts Centre!
誠邀你參加《傳說我城 一O三》的新書發佈及故事會,8月22日星期三晚上七時半香港藝術中心三樓見!

King’s Model Making book featured in hinge
May 31, 2012, 11:46 am
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My 36 Years of Model Making in Hong Kong by King Y. Chung was featured in Hinge magazine May issue!

Model Making and Hinge are available at our shop now. come and visit us at g/f, hong kong arts centre.

New Books release & book events in April – May 2012

Dear friends, we’ve got 4 new books to share!

– 舞者不憂——曹誠淵與香港舞蹈前行 by Willy Tsao

– En ces jour instables 在不安定的日子by Leung Ping-kwan

– Fifty Stories Fifty Images by Madeleine Marie Slavick

– This Room is Not Still – selected works, 2000-2012 空氣在動 by Ivy Ma.

Join our next event:

En ces jours instables Poetry Readings – Meet the Hong Kong Poet Leung Ping-kwan《在不安定的日子》誦詩夜/ 是春天的傍晚 櫻花像雪花 點點飄來 —— 香港詩人梁秉鈞詩聚

Tuesday, 24/4, 18.30-20.00


2/F Duke of Wellington House, 14-24 Wellington Street, Central

中環威靈頓街 14 號 威靈頓公爵大廈 2 樓

See you there!

My 36 Years of model making book launch – this thur 15th mar on 3/F hong kong arts centre. Come join us and drop by our bookshop on ground floor!

You are cordially invited to the book launch and signing of My 36 Years of Model Making in Hong Kong by King Y. Chung  this Thursday, 15 March 2012  at 6.30-8.30pm on 3/F Jockey Club Atrium, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wanchai. Refreshments available. Sharing session with King Chung, John Batten, architects Marisa Yiu and Eric Schuldenfrei at 7pm.

Mar 17 SATURDAY sophie paine story readings, games & signing at Hong Kong Book Centre, Cityplaza. Feel free to check out her books at our bookshop at Arts Centre as well!
March 7, 2012, 11:58 am
Filed under: 【selection】children, 【storytelling】, events

Our children’s book author Sophie Paine will hold a story reading session next Saturday at Hong Kong Book Centre (Children’s Corner), Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Island East 11.30-12.30am. Bring your kids to join the games, readings & signing. In English & French. For aged 3-7. Free admission. See flyer for details and online registration.

Instant culture featured on designboom. books available at our store.
February 23, 2012, 6:21 pm
Filed under: 【selection】architecture, press clipping

Instant Culture – Architecture and Urbanism as a Collective Proces

book introduction. inside pages. excerpts.

5 mins interview with editors at the bottom of the page.

please visit

available at our store.

bookshop fans, grab a Free copy of Paroles Feb 2012 issue to read about Instant Culture under new book recommendation; have a peek at the sketches done by Charles LaBelle and his new book Corpus!

Freshly Pressed! My 36 Years of Model-making – by King Y. Chung
January 27, 2012, 2:55 pm
Filed under: 【selection】architecture

Illustrates a local model-maker’s lifetime achievements whose works closely tracks Hong Kong city development. Architectural models, prototypes and tooling models for various industries are featured in the book. They include the HSBC Headquarters; Hong Kong International Airport; Shatin Racecourse; Kwai Chung Container Terminal; KCRC/ MTRC Train Staions; Hong Kong Conventionn & Exhibition Centre: The University of Science and Technology; City U; Open Learning University; International Finance Centre I & II; new Hong Koong Government Headquarers; Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Building.Freshly Pressed! My 36 Years of Model-making - by King Y. Chung