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New photo book draws attention to elderly in Inner Mongolia

The launch ceremony for Long Live-Hulun Buir Centenarians, a book of around 100 photos taken by famous Mongol singer Buren Bayaer, kicked off in Hulun Buir, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:33:39

Annual Comic Strip Festival held in Brussels

Visitors attend the annual Comic Strip Festival in central Brussels, Belgium, on Sept. 14, 2018. Started in 2010, the comic festival attracts visitors and comic artists from across the world every year. This year the festival will last for three days, featuring comic book fairs, Balloon's Day Parade, conferences, screenings, and signings for comic fans. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 12:44:39

Zhejiang University Press and Russian publishing house establish joint editing team

China's Zhejiang University Press and the Moscow-based Shans Publishing House launched a joint editing team in Russia for Chinese-themed books during a ceremony held on Friday at the 2018 Moscow International Book Fair, which comes to an end on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 16:43:40

China publishes reproduction of ancient rare Tibetan literature

China Thursday published a selected edition of the Phuri Manuscripts, the oldest and largest collection of ancient Tibetan literature discovered in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 1:57:37

New animated short film about celebrated Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo becomes hit in China

When the middle-aged Gu Weijun, better known as Wellington Koo in the West, China's first representative to the then newly formed League of Nations, stepped onto a train bound for Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, 86 years ago following Japan's occupation of Northeast China, he most likely knew he was undertaking an extraordinary journey that could be written into history.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:43:44

Shortlist for Read Russia Prize revealed

On August 20, the Read Russia journal published its shortlist for the 2016-2018 Read Russia Prize on its official website. A total of 19 Russian works translated into various languages were on the list, among which was Andrei Bitov's Pushkin House, translated by Chinese professor Wang Jiaxing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:40

New 'Crazy! Kwai Boo' comic hits shelves

The 20th volume of the Crazy! Kwai Boo comic series hit bookstores on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:48:40

Hachette Phoenix introduces new water-soluble packaging for books

Chinese publishing house Hachette Phoenix released its newest book, This Phenomenal Life, wrapped in a new environmental-friendly packaging material at the Beijing International Book Fair on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 17:28:40

Renowned Chinese writer He Jianming discusses power of literary reportage in China

During a media event at the Beijing International Book Fair on Wednesday, celebrated Chinese writer and vice chair of the China Writers Association He Jianming noted that literary reportage provides a unique channel to record the social changes that occurred over the past four decades of China's reform and opening up and is a great window for the world to see and get to know the real China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 17:23:40

'Three-Body Problem' writer Liu Cixin: Online games perfect platform for sci-fi

While talking about the nature of sci-fi and its potential at the recently ended Beijing International Book Fair, celebrated Chinese science fiction author Liu Cixin touched on the future of his globally popular sci-fi trilogy The Three-Body Problem, revealing that a video game adaptation is currently in the works and most likely will release sometime after the film version hits big screens in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 18:13:39