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Biography project aims to revive Beijingers' hutong memory

Beijingers boast that under each brick of the ancient capital's hutongs hides a story. They are not exaggerating.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/13 16:11:07

Danish paper to defy court ban and publish book on ex-spy chief

A Danish newspaper said Sunday it will defy a court ban and publish excerpts from a book about the country’s former intelligence chief to protest censorship.
Source: AFP | 2016/10/10 20:13:39

Chinese book fair kicks off in Cambodian capital

The Chinese Book Exhibition 2016 kicked off at the Peace Book Center in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, on Monday with the aim to provide convenience to Chinese-language learners.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/10 16:03:32

Syrian mother living under siege is comic book giant Marvel’s latest superhero

Besieged by the Syrian government for two years, the city of Madaya has had little contact with the outside world – barely reachable by aid convoys, let alone video journalists.
Source: AFP | 2016/10/9 19:38:39

Marx, Mao books draw global attention

Chinese bestseller "Let's Read About Mao Zedong" was recently published in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/26 20:27:15

400 years on, Tang and Shakespeare brought closer together

Four hundred years ago, when William Shakespeare was writing his sonnets with a quill, Tang Xianzu was recording verses with a brush nearly 6,000 kilometers away.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/26 20:22:42

Syrian poet Adonis says poetry ‘can save Arab world’

Noted Syrian poet Adonis, whose name surfaces regularly as a top contender for the Nobel literature prize, says religious fanaticism is "destroying the heart of the Arab world," but sees salvation in poetry.
Source: AFP | 2016/9/26 18:58:39

China's leading children's magazines to land in US

China's leading magazines for babies and preschoolers will launch their English editions in the United States next year, according to a deal reached on Saturday between their Chinese publisher and US Cricket Media.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/24 23:56:07

Russian version of Chinese literature magazine available in St. Petersburg

The Russian version of the Chinese modern literature magazine "Pathlight" was up for sale here starting Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/22 14:41:01

WP Kinsella, whose novel became ‘Field of Dreams,’ dies

Canadian author WP Kinsella - who wrote the novel that inspired the hit film Field of Dreams - has died, his literary agency said. He was 81.
Source: AFP | 2016/9/18 18:43:39