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Cave dwelling library opens to public for free in central China's village

A child reads books at a cave dwelling library in Mogou Village of Mengzhou City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 19, 2017. The cave dwelling library, covering an area of about 4,000 square meters, comprises more than 50,000 volumes. It is opened to the public for free.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/20 9:43:33

Chinese Book Center opens in Switzerland

Jiang Jianguo (3rd R), the deputy head of Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the State Council Information Office, attends with other guests the opening ceremony of the Chinese Book Center, at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Jan. 11, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/14 8:08:30

500,000 kinds of books displayed at 2017 Beijing Book Fair

People read books during the 2017 Beijing Book Fair at the old hall of China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 12, 2017. A total of 737 exhibitors participated in the fair and displayed 500,000 kinds of books.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/13 8:55:43

From 'Little Snow' to 'Big Smog'

China’s 24 Solar Terms were everywhere in the media after they were inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage on November 30, 2016. While the move was an important one for China, Yu Shicun, a scholar of traditional Chinese culture who released a book on the 24 Solar Terms titled Book of Time on Saturday, says UNESCO’s reasons for listing the terms shows a lack of understanding.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 0:28:39

Cuba's International Book Fair 2017 to pay tribute to Fidel Castro

The 2017 edition of the Cuban International Book Fair (FIL) will pay tribute to the late former President Fidel Castro for his contributions to the island's culture and literature as well as his efforts to making the FIL a popular event around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/6 8:51:34

Costa Book Awards announces 2016 category winners

Costa on Tuesday announced the Costa Book Awards 2016 winners in the first novel, novel, biography, poetry and children's book categories.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/4 8:52:53

Civilization Magazine hailed by IOC, UNESCO

The efforts of China's Civilization Magazine in promoting Olympism and raising awareness about the value of cultural heritage were hailed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and United Nations' cultural arm UNESCO, as the magazine celebrates its 15th anniversary this month.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/29 21:23:39

3D paper art book "The journey to the West" published in Beijing

People read the 3D paper art book "The journey to the West" in Beijing on December 27, 2016. The launch ceremony for the 3D book version of "The journey to the West" was held in the Chinese capital city. Published by Anhui Juvenile & Children Publishing House, the designer of the book created 3D popup artwork depicting scenes from the famous story.
Source: CRI Online | 2016/12/29 10:26:42

Chinese version of Keigo Higashino’s latest book to reach shelves in January

The Chinese language version of Keigo Higashino’s latest detective novel Demon of Laplace will hit shelves in the Chinese mainland in January.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/27 17:58:39

The major trends in Chinese literature for 2016

Chinese literature has seen some significant trends in 2016. In addition to a publishing boom involving new works by Chinese literary masters and new rising stars, some once-neglected genres have gained attention around the globe.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/27 17:03:39