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Book on Shanghai's World War II 'comfort stations' released

A new book offering detailed historical facts about "comfort stations" during World War II has been released at the ongoing Shanghai Book Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/20 17:48:41

Book on Shanghai's WWII "comfort stations" released

A new book offering detailed historical facts about "comfort stations" during World War II has been released at the ongoing Shanghai Book Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 21:10:32

Twin Chinese comic artists You Ling discuss their sibling success

Love, hatred, shared memories of growing up and a lifetime of understanding and support… for many this is what defines a sibling relationship. In the Chinese mainland, this has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion after the launch of the government's second-child policy in 2015. Now, the discussion has reached an all new climax due to the incredibly popular comic Take My Brother Away, which has a live-action film adaptation coming to Chinese theaters this Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 18:53:40

Chinese readers mourn Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul's death

Nobel Laureate V.S. Naipaul, the Caribbean-British novelist who explored the traumas of post-colonial change, died at the age of 85 on Saturday, igniting a wave of mourning among his fans in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:43:22

Morocco to showcase culture at Beijing International Book Fair

Morocco will participate in an international book fair slated for August 21-26 in Beijing, the Moroccan Ministry of Culture and Communication announced in a statement on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 16:13:39

Alternative reading methods inject new life into book industry

A man spent more than 13,411 yuan ($1,963) in the first half of this year on Ximalaya FM, a popular audiobook platform in China, with favorite books including Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Poor Charlie's Almanack.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 17:38:39

Chinese literature displayed at Sao Paulo int'l book fair in Brazil

With a stand dedicated to the Chinese literature and culture, Sao Paulo kicked off its 25th biannual international book fair on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/4 10:46:49

Book fair turns the page for literature in Somaliland

Aged just 16, Abdishakur Mohamed confidently presented his latest work to the Hargeisa book fair, an event that has transformed Somaliland's literary scene over the past decade. Abdishakur spent four years writing Ab-ka haleel (In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors), intended as a rebuttal of friends who he says were not "embracing their culture."
Source: AFP | 2018/7/25 18:43:41

Annual Symposium on China Studies held in Beijing

A symposium attended by 11 Chinese scholars and 28 overseas sinologists and scholars from 24 countries and regions kicked off in Beijing on Monday. The theme of the two-day 2018 Symposium on China Studies, an annual gathering platform for overseas sinologists and scholars, is "40th Anniversary of the Reform and Opening-up: China and the World."
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:28:40

US translator to publish second book of Chinese ancient poet

Chloe Garcia Roberts, managing editor at Harvard Review, has completed her translation of the masterpieces of Chinese poet Li Shangyin (813-858) and the book will debut next month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/22 7:08:43