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Chinese publishers set off in daring new direction to boost flailing Russian literature publication industry in China

When asked to name a few Russian books published within the past decade that have become bestsellers in China, Chinese publishing industry veteran Zhang Hongbo admitted that he couldn't name a single one.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 17:03:39

Tower made of over 7,000 books

A tower made of more than 7,000 books is on display at a book store in Shenyang City, the capital of Northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2017.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/9/20 10:18:07

‘Biting sense of humor’

A graphic novel version of The Diary of Anne Frank by the creators of the Oscar-nominated film Waltz with Bashir will roll off the presses next month, its publishers said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/19 17:48:40

Superman confronts white supremacists

No longer are planet-destroying extra-terrestrials or billionaire evil geniuses the villains: Superman, the DC Comics superhero, has a new mission protecting hard-working immigrants from white supremacist bullies.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/14 15:53:40

Indian sinologist releases Hindi edition of 'My Tryst with China'

The Hindi edition of My Tryst with China, written by sinologist B. R. Deepak, was released Tuesday at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/13 18:23:39

Chinese, Kazakhstani writers stress power of literary exchanges

Chinese and Kazakhstani writers said they need more literary exchanges between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/11 17:53:40

Chinese, Japanese, Koreans co-write new history textbook

A joint editorial committee of scholars from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea is writing a new history textbook to resist efforts to white-wash Japan's militaristic past.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/11 7:59:33

'Sexual Politics' author Kate Millett dies at 82

Feminist writer Kate Millett, author of Sexual Politics, has died at the age of 82, a close friend said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/10 17:53:39

New book introduces ancient Chinese musical notation

It is widely known that China has a long history of music. Many traditional opera forms that are hundreds of years old are still quite popular today. But how did ancient musicians manage to record their music before the modern methods of numbered notation or Western notation were introduced to China?
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 18:43:39

US author’s new book on China examines her own relationship with the country

When it comes to looking at China, does a foreigner's position as an "outsider" make him or her a more objective observer?
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:23:39