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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

After techno and street art, Berlin tackles graphic novels

Better known for its electronic music and street art, Berlin is now also home to a budding graphic novel scene in a country that has treated illustrated stories as children's literature.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/19 17:18:39

Handwritten fairytales by 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling sold at UK auction

A rare collection of fairytales handwritten by J.K. Rowling as a gift to her Harry Potter publisher sold for nearly 370,000 pounds ($469,000) at a UK auction on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/14 19:18:40

Compilation of Xi's remarks on governance of Party published

A compilation of remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping on comprehensive and strict governance of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has been published by the Central Party Literature Press.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/13 22:51:13

'Plant diary' to represent China at the 'most beautiful book' competition in Leipzig

Chinese author Yi Ming met with fans in Beijing on Sunday to celebrate her book As Beautiful As You Are's nomination as China's representative at the "Best Book Design from all over the World" competition held in Leipzig, Germany, in March 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/13 17:48:39

Book on Nanjing Massacre published ahead of China's National Memorial Day

A new book on the Nanjing massacre in World War II was released in China's eastern city of Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/12 23:19:09

Translated Chinese online literature making huge waves in overseas markets

While online literature has long been considered bottom-tier by literature lovers in China, for some Western readers, checking to see if the latest chapter of their favorite online serial has been translated from Chinese into English is the first thing they do in the morning.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/12 19:03:22