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US author's new book on China examines her own relationship with the country

When it comes to looking at China, does a foreigner's position as an "outsider" make him or her a more objective observer?
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:23:39

Chinese fans show their passion for 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

At around half past 11 in the evening, when most people would start to turn in for the night, Emma Wang turns on her laptop. Focused on her computer screen, she will spend the next two hours translating the dialogue from the hit US TV drama Game of Thrones into Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:58:39

Norwegian illustrator Gunvor Rasmussen brings 'Monsterboka' to China

Square fringes, ginger hair, Harry Potter glasses and a "Hogwarts" shirt, Norwegian illustrator Gunvor Rasmussen looks just like a member of J.K. Rowling's magic world - and, in a way, she is one.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:03:39

New book describes Japan's germ war atrocities

A new book on Japanese Army Unit 731 was published in Chinese Monday in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/29 8:29:42

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