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New 22-volume collection gathers the complete works of China's most famous Russian-to-Chinese translator

It took Chinese translator Cao Ying two decades to translate all the works of Leo Tolstoy into Chinese. Now this huge achievement as well as Cao's other translations have been collected together for the first time in The Complete Translations of Cao Ying, which hit bookstores on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 18:13:59

Chinese spy novelist Mai Jia dips toe in a different genre

In April, Chinese novelist Mai Jia's latest novel Rensheng Haihai (Life is Like the Sea) hit bookstores in China. In the novel, the writer takes readers on a journey through his childhood memories of his hometown of Fuyang in Zhejiang Province, to tell the story of a retired colonel.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:23:40

LGBTQ activists spread message of acceptance through reading

Athena and Scalene, their long blonde hair flowing down to their sequined leotards and rainbow dresses, are reading to around 15 children at a bookstore in Riverside, a quiet California town.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 16:48:39

Liu Cixin's 'Three-Body Problem' trilogy getting animated adaptation

A trailer for an animated TV series adaptation of award-winning Chinese sci-fi writer Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem trilogy was released at a event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of Chinese video sharing platform Bilibili on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/27 16:43:41

Chinese National Geography holds launch ceremony for 'Leonardo da Vinci: Secrets of a Genius'

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a launch ceremony for an art book titled Leonardo da Vinci: Secrets of a Genius was held on Tuesday at the Italian Institute of Culture in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 17:55:44

Experts discuss book on Chinese President Xi Jinping's political thought

A seminar on the book Xi Jinping: The Governance of China - Interviews with World Statesmen and Scholars was held as part of the Writing on China by Foreigners program on Tuesday in Beijing. Experts gathered at Beijing Language and Culture University to discuss the significance of the book and how the program connects China to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 14:19:19

Chinese/English audio version of The Analects of Confucius heading to bookstores

A launch ceremony was held in Beijing on Friday for a new Chinese/English edition of The Analects of Confucius that also comes with an audio book. Five foreign students and nearly 100 Chinese primary school students took part in reading from Chinese classics at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 19:36:13

New book focuses on 10 months leading up to PRC founding

To celebrate the 70th birthday of the People's Republic of China, the People's Oriental Publishing and Media company has published a book covering the history and events that occurred over the 10 months leading up to the country's founding.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 16:58:40

The Three- Body Problem TV series adaptation causes concerns among Chinese sci-fi fans

News that Chinese Hugu Award-winning writer Liu Cixin's novel The Three-Body Problem is going to be adapted into TV series has climbed to the top of the trending list on Sina Weibo, but the news has also some Chinese sci-fans feeling nervous.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 18:13:04

Chinese writers receive 3rd Russian Bianki International Literature Awards

Chinese writers Gerelchimeg Blackcrane and Liu Xianping won two awards at the Bianki International Literature Awards in Moscow, a first for Chinese writers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 11:03:40