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Sci-fi scholars draw inspiration from Utopia study

The island called Utopia created 500 years ago and the futuristic outer space, which seem far away from each other, came together at a conference on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/4 7:17:02

Xi's speech on literary, artistic work published

The text of President Xi Jinping's remarks at a conference on literary and artistic work held Wednesday has been published by the People's Publishing House.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/2 18:10:16

London book-sharing campaign head weighs in on Chinese version

A large-scale Chinese book-sharing event that has drawn both criticism and praise from literature lovers has expanded to other major Chinese cities, including Tianjin, Qingdao in East China's Shandong Province and Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/29 19:23:39

Fidel Castro leaves strong mark on modern political literature

The leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, who died Friday at the age of 90, left a strong mark on contemporary political literature.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/27 7:28:58

Chinese book fair launched in Beirut

A Chinese book fair was launched Friday at the UNESCO palace in Beirut with the release of a book entitled "Hand by Hand-Half a Century of Chinese-Lebanese friendship."
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/26 8:17:16

Hugo Award winner pushes genre's boundaries in China

Hao Jingfang, the winner of this year's international sci-fi award Hugo Award, tries not to be influenced by the public's insistence on putting her into certain categories.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/25 5:03:40

Lost chapters from renowned author Lao She to be revealed

Chinese literary circles have been celebrating these past two days.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/24 18:53:40

Poem for a friend

A very rare handwritten poem by Jewish diarist Anne Frank was sold for 140,000 euros ($147,455) to an unnamed online bidder Wednesday, fetching almost three times its reserve price.
Source: AFP | 2016/11/24 18:48:39

New Tove Jansson collection debuts at Shanghai book fair

The three-volume The Centennial Collection of Tove Jansson – World Master of Fantasy series published by Zhejiang University Press was revealed at the annual China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair on Sunday to commemorate the 100th birthday of this Hans Christian Andersen Award winner.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/21 18:13:39

A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell

Over the years, the recovery of long-lost Chinese relics overseas has been a lengthy and convoluted process involving complicated legal debates and motivated by rising patriotism. Historical viewpoints have also further complicated matters, with China and other countries each viewing the removal of these objects from their homeland from different perspectives.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/20 20:43:39