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Children's book illustrates world of pottery from 5,000 years ago

Liangzhu, a cultural site in East China's Zhejiang Province inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019, has released a children's picture book about the history of pottery.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 18:13:40

New edition of biography of Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo unveiled at Shanghai Library

A new edition of a book about legendry Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo was unveiled at the Shanghai Library on Thursday when copies were donated to the library to mark the 132th birthday of the Republic of China (1912-49) era diplomat.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:48:40

Immersive learning

One of the first few Chinese-English immersion schools in Britain officially opened in south London, joining the continuing zeal there and beyond for learning Chinese.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 17:38:41

French writer Matzneff accused of underage rape

French publisher Gallimard said on Tuesday it was halting the sale of books by a writer accused of raping children.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/8 17:58:41

Seminar about Chinese series of books on economic and social development held in Beijing

A seminar about the book series Study of China's Economical and Social Development (1949-2018) published by the Huazhong University of Science &Technology Press was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 16:22:37

Writer Ren Yu shares his new book 'Furnace' in Beijing

Chinese writer Ren Yu hosted a round-table talk in Beijing with writers Ji Wenjun, Li Hao and producer Gao Boyang about his new book Furnace, published by Beijing Yanshan Press.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 17:23:41

French author's sexual misconduct with teens revealed

A prominent French author who has never made any secret of his preference for sex with adolescent girls and boys is at the centre of a firestorm as a former partner publishes a book describing the lasting trauma of underage intercourse over three decades ago.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/1 15:43:40

Exhibition on 'Dream of the Red Chamber' kicks off in Beijing

Some have described it as the Chinese Gone with the Wind, while others have called it China's answer to War and Peace. No matter how it is described, Dream of the Red Chamber is unanimously regarded as one of the four great classic novels of Chinese literature.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/22 16:18:00

CITIC Press Group releases 'New Vision of China Arts 2019'

Chinese publishing house CITIC Press Group released a new book New Vision of China Arts 2019 on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 18:28:40

Beijing symposium focuses on Chinese books' overseas expansion

The Chinese Culture Going Global symposium was held Tuesday in Beijing, attracting more than 40 domestic and international publishing houses to the capital to discuss the expansion of Chinese books overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 17:23:41