About this Event
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Miles Johnson is an investigative reporter for the Financial Times. He has written stories about Russian mercenaries, Mayfair casino heists, money laundering by the Italian mafia, Vatican financial scandals, and covert sanctions busting. He is the author of Chasing Shadows: A True Story of Drugs, War and the Secret World of International Crime, a narrative non-fiction book about international organised crime, drug trafficking and terrorism. He joined the FT in 2008 and has reported from London and multiple other countries, including as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Madrid and New York.
ABOUT THE EVENT :
In our key financial literary talk for 2024, FT journalist Miles Johnson will tell the story of researching and identifying the lives of three very different men who battle to control their destinies as they hurtle through the hall of mirrors of the global shadow economy.
Set during 2015 and 2016, as the global order began to implode under the pressures of the Syrian civil war and the European refugee crisis, Chasing Shadows looks back over the historical conflicts, events and personal histories that have shaped the lives of these three men. Moderated by Karen Koh. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to pick up a book. Beverages will be available a la carte from House Studio at Soho House.
*Please note that photos and videos of participants may be taken during the activities,which may be used by the organiser and the major sponsor for educational and promotional purposes in any way deemed appropriate, including disseminationthrough printed and online channels. Participation in the programme will constitute the participants’ consent to the above arrangement.
The Hong Kong International Literary Festival (HKILF) inspires the joy of reading by bringing the world’s writers and stories to Hong Kong’s diverse communities. A dynamic year-round programme and an annual festival offer dialogue, entertainment and perspective, while the Young Readers Festival (YRF) motivates students to engage with all aspects of the written word, improving communication skills, while nurturing the art of writing and storytelling.
The annual festival features established and emerging writers from around the world, alongside local literary talents, in a programme that includes panel discussions, book talks, readings, workshops, walks, school programmes, performances, and more.
To find more, please visit our official website: https://www.festival.org.hk/
G/F, Soho House Hong Kong, 33 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
HKD 268.20 to HKD 298.00