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‘Sapiens’ author calls for world leaders and citizens to join hands in facing the future

When it comes to humanity, there is one thing that Israeli Historian Yuval Noah Harari thinks will never change - our desire to pursue more.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/9 17:23:39

Thai edition of book "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" launched in Thailand

The Thai language edition of the book "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" was released Friday at the parliament building of Thailand.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/8 7:42:29

New book introduces Uyghur culture

Before writing Notes of Residency in Southern Xinjiang (南疆住村笔记), Zhao Jiangtao had never imagined he would live in a rural village among Uyghur residents.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 18:08:41

Chinese translator brings Leon Uris’ most controversial novel ‘A God in Ruins’ to China

The Chinese version of A God in Ruins, a novel about a US presidential race, was published in November 2016, the very same month that Donald Trump was elected president of the US. This timing, as well as the similarities between the fictional and real elections, served to increase Chinese readers' curiosity about the book.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 15:48:40

New publication to introduce Chinese literature to overseas readers

A forum on translation and introduction of contemporary Chinese literature overseas kicked off on Wednesday in Beijing. The forum also marked the official launch of China's first guide dedicated to introducing contemporary Chinese literature to readers both at home and abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 19:48:40

Nobel laureate writes disparaging play about US President Trump

US theater-goers got a small taste Monday of a new play by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek that tries to understand US President Donald Trump and what he says about society.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/28 19:23:39

China publishes books on "two sessions"

A series of books of selected transcripts of press conferences held during this year's two sessions have been published by the People's Publishing House, the publisher said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 18:10:56

University of Macao confers honorary doctorate to writer Jia Pingwa

Noted author Jia Pingwa was conferred an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Macao (UM) here on Wednesday in recognition of his outstanding contributions to contemporary Chinese literature.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:30:12

Popular Japanese authors including Keigo Higashino and Haruki Murakami open door for others in China

While things have been getting tough for South Korean productions, there has been a growing refocus on Japan, especially when it comes to two authors in particular. Following Haruki Murakami's latest novel Killing Commendatore, the film adaptation of Keigo Higashino's The Devotion of Suspect X will hit cinemas on March 31.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:38:39

Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter passes away at age 86

British crime writer Colin Dexter, best known for his popular Inspector Morse character, died on Tuesday at the age of 86, his publisher said in a statement.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/22 18:08:39