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Diana still wreaking revenge on Charles: biographer

Princess Diana rocked the monarchy when she leaked shocking details of palace life to author Andrew Morton, who told AFP the revelations are still causing damage 20 years after her death.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/27 17:33:39

Nobel laureate Mo Yan to publish first new works in five years

New works from Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan will debut in two Chinese literature magazines soon, marking the first time that the well-known author has published anything since he won the Nobel literature prize in 2012.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/27 17:28:39

The 24th Beijing International Book Fair focuses on Belt and Road titles and Chinese ethnic minority literature

Attended by more than 2,500 publishers from 89 countries and regions over the past five days, the 24th Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has become one of China's most talked about topics on social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/27 16:58:39

Picture books exhibition of 24th Beijing Int'l Book Fair

Visitors read books at picture books exhibition of the 24th Beijing International Book Fair, in which nearly 10,000 picture books of 14 languages were on display, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.26, 2017.Photo: Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/27 9:27:31

English edition of Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's 'Happy Dreams' unveiled at BIBF

US e-commerce giant Amazon announced Wednesday at the on-going Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) that it will begin selling the English edition of renowned Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's Happy Dreams on its 14 platforms around the globe starting on October 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 18:18:40

New book Unusual Lives shows China's kaleidoscopic society

The Global Times unveiled a new collection of selected stories from its weekend profile page at the Beijing International Book Fair 2017 (BIBF) Wednesday, the first day of the fair.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 20:03:39

Experts discuss trends in overseas Chinese literature translation and publishing

Chinese literature translation is embracing new opportunities thanks to increased international exchanges taking place in recent years, although there remain some barriers standing in the way, said experts at an academic event in Beijing Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:48:39

Chinese streaming site iQiyi announces seven new animation projects

Chinese streaming giant iQiyi announced seven new Chinese animation projects in Beijing Friday, with the goal of moving the company beyond a platform for films and TV shows to become a production base for China's domestic animation industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:03:39

Investors in Chinese IP adaptations turning to patriotic and realistic stories

Online fantasy literature has probably been the hottest source of TV and film adaptations in China in recent years. However, with the recent success of more realistic and patriotic fare such as anti-graft TV series In the Name of People and military action flick Wolf Warrior 2, currently the highest-earning film ever in China, that trend may be changing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 17:58:39

Chinese Hugo Award Winner sees no chance to save traditional sci-fi from declining

"Look at the fandom! Most of them are at their 40s or 50s. If a literature is welcomed by the chubby middle aged only, then where is the future of it?"
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:02:14