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Tributes pour in for literary giant Philip Roth

Tributes poured in Wednesday honoring the late US literary giant Philip Roth, whose prolific career as a novelist, essayist and critic chronicled the American experience in the 20th century.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 18:03:40

Tom Wolfe, author of 'The Right Stuff,' dies at 88

Author Tom Wolfe, the acerbic chronicler of US society known for best-selling books The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of the Vanities, passed away at the age of 88 on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/16 17:58:40

Tianying Media to bring Stan Lee's space comedy 'The Last Resort' to China

China's Tianying Media Group has just snapped up the rights to US media mogul Stan Lee's The Last Resort, a sci-fi comedy about a woman who inherits a quirky hotel on an orbiting space station.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 17:53:43

Study on South China Sea arbitration awards published

A study on the South China Sea arbitration awards, compiled by the Chinese Society of International Law (CSIL), was published by the Foreign Languages Press Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 1:53:34

New documentary 'I'm Going to Xinjiang' tells the stories of non-locals who have made the region their home

The people depicted in Uyghur photographer and director Kurbanjan Samat's new documentary series I'm Going to Xinjiang are not originally from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, but many of them have spent a large portion of their lives working in the region as relic restoration workers, Uyghur language experts and even pole dancers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 17:38:39

Book on post-quake lives of teenager survivors published

A book about the post-quake lives of 18 people who were affected by the Wenchuan earthquake as teenagers was published recently, before the 10th anniversary of the quake, its editor said Sunday at a book promotion event.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 16:50:16

Mo Yan's 'Sorghum Wine' script to be published

The script for Sorghum Wine, a stage play adaptation of Chinese Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan's famous 1986 novel Red Sorghum, will be published in the May edition of the State-run literature magazine People's Literature, the magazine announced in a WeChat post on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 16:33:40

New bilingual book catches eyes of global internet industry entrepreneurs

A new Chinese English-language book that tells the story of a celebrated entrepreneur's ten-year journey in the mobile internet industry has drawn attention worldwide.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/30 14:42:28

Nobel Literature Prize for 2018 in doubt after #MeToo crisis

The Swedish Academy, plunged into crisis over allegations of rape and sexual assault by the husband of one its members, may postpone the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, Swedish Radio reported on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/26 16:33:41

Exhibition delves into the introduction of British literature to China

Since the beginning of the 20th century, a large number of British literature were introduced to China through the tireless efforts of Chinese scholars and translators. A major doorway to China at the time, Shanghai played a critical role in introducing Western culture to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:48:40