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'Two Sisters' shows tragic impact of Islamic extremism

A tall and fit figure in a black colored dress, the deep blue eyes peeking out from behind the war correspondent's blond hair seemed to have seen too much of war. Those eyes belonged to Åsne Seierstad, a Norwegian freelance journalist and writer, who had arrived in Beijing to attend the Chinese language launch of her book Two Sisters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 19:28:41

Exhibition on protection and inheritance of ancient books kicks off in Beijing

To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 110th anniversary of the National Library of China, an exhibition focusing on the protection and inheritance of ancient books kicked off on Saturday at the National Museum of Classic Books in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:23:09

Chinese edition of 'Putin: The Logic of Power' debuts at the Moscow International Book Fair

On Wednesday, the Chinese edition of the book Putin: The Logic of Power made its debut during the first day of the 32nd Moscow International Book Fair.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 16:50:03

'The Painted Bird' premieres at Venice Film Festival

The Painted Bird by Czech director Vaclav Marhoul premiered in competition at the ongoing Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, with a black-and-white evocation of a boy's survival through the bloody end of World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/4 15:28:40

Chinese-Canadian writer commemorates Jewish refugees in Shanghai during WWII in 10-part novel series

Filled with a mixture of dread and hope, two carriages of Jewish refugees set forth on a journey to Shanghai from Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, in 1938.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:03:41

National Library of China celebrates 110th anniversary with exhibition and academic forum

A press conference on the upcoming 110th anniversary of The National Library of China was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:03:40

'Millennium' saga comes to an end

It is only right that a best-selling novel series about an unstoppable computer-hacker assassin should go out with a bang.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/28 16:28:40

Realistic literature, art becoming important mainstream trend in China: report

Realistic literature and art is becoming the mainstream and an important driving force in improving the quality of artistic works in China, according to a report on the country's art development in 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/27 16:58:41

Getting close to Putin

The Chinese version of Putin: Innenansichten der Macht, a German book on the life of Russian President Vladimir Putin, debuted at the Russian Culture Center in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 17:03:39

Foreign language editions of Fang Dazeng books announced at BIBF

Two books about Fang Dazeng, a war corespondent who disappeared during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) in 1937, will be published globally in multiple languages including English, Korean and Arabic, the book's publisher New World Press announced at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 15:48:39