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Snoopy exhibition held at HK's Times Square

A media staff member takes photos during a preview of a Snoopy exhibition at Times Square in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 20, 2017. The Snoopy exhibition will be held here from Nov. 21 to Dec. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:38:15

Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for 500,000 euros at Paris auction

A color drawing of Tintin and his faithful canine companion Snowy sold at a Paris auction on Saturday for more than half a million euros.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/19 17:23:40

42nd Kuwait int'l book fair kicks off

Photo taken on Nov. 15, 2017 shows a view of the Kuwait international book fair held in Kuwait City, capital of Kuwait. The 42nd Kuwait international book fair kicked off here on Wednesday. The fair attracted more than 500 publishers from the world and will last until Nov. 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 10:40:26

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ beats out ‘Thor: Ragnarok’on first day in China despite mixed reviews

The newest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s detective novel Murder on the Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh’s latest crime drama of the same name became one of the hottest titles in Chinese mainland theaters after it debuted on Friday, the same day as the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 17:23:39

UK publisher working on English edition of Jin Yong’s ‘Legends of the Condor Heroes’

Six decades after the debut of Jin Yong's popular Chinese martial arts novel Legends of the Condor Heroes, English speakers will finally have a chance to explore for themselves the exotic world of swords and sabers in ancient China that has fascinated Chinese readers for generations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 17:43:39

‘Mediocrity of evil’

Two books about the Nazis took France's biggest literary prizes on Monday, with Eric Vuillard's story of how German industry and finance backed Adolf Hitler winning the top Prix Goncourt.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:23:39

French writer wins 2017 top literary prize

French writer Eric Vuillard won the country's prestigious literary prize, the Goncourt, organizers announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 7:52:10

Chinese books receive a warm welcome at Istanbul book fair

As the 36th International Istanbul Book Fair kicked off in Istanbul on Saturday, Chinese books and books on China in English and Turkish drew crowds.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 17:23:40

Tianjin Binhai library in N China

People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 8:05:20

British writer Jeffrey Archer’s crime-thriller novel ‘False Impression’ to be adapted into Chinese TV drama

A crime-thriller novel by British writer Jeffrey Archer will be developed into a drama series for Chinese television audiences for the first time, a UK-based film and TV producer announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/26 16:18:39