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Former US president Bill Clinton co-writes White House thriller

Bill Clinton might have hoped to spend this year back in the White House as the US' "first gentleman," should his wife Hillary have won the 2016 election.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/9 17:38:39

China to guide the development of online literature

The General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has asked the China Writers Association (CWA) to guide online literature and carry out other reforms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 8:23:02

Norwegian writer working on children's 'porn book' together with daughter

Children are curious. For a growing child, everything is exciting when seen for the first time, including sex. Acclaimed Norwegian writer Gro Dahle will satisfy their interest with a controversial book on such a delicate matter as pornography. Incidentally, she is writing this book together with her daughter.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/5/4 19:00:35

Karel Schoeman, South African author of 19 novels, commits suicide at age 77

South African novelist Karel Schoeman committed suicide aged 77, local media said Tuesday, with a farewell letter revealing he had long contemplated such a fate and tried so before.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/3 15:53:40

US first daughter's new book under fire

US first daughter Ivanka Trump revived ethics concerns Tuesday by publishing a self-help book for working women, which was immediately criticized for offering little help to millions of Americans living outside the moneyed elite.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/3 15:53:39

'Belt and Road' initiative promotes Sino-Arab cooperation at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

For the first time ever, China took part in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) as the fair's guest of honor this year. Kicking off on April 26 and coming to an end on Tuesday, this was the fair's 27th year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 18:18:39

Chinese bookstores adapt to social changes

For Gao Hengrui, 20, going to a bookstore is no longer only about buying books, rather, it is a "culture hunt."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 13:07:53

Advancements in the film and TV industry create new hurdles for translators

Millions of viewers in China tuned in to the Academy Awards on February 26 this year to see if their favorite movies and celebrities would win Oscars gold.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 19:03:40

TV series 'White Deer Plain' taken down after first episode airs

One day after its first episode debuted on two provincial TV channels on Sunday night, the TV adaptation of the novel White Deer Plain has disappeared from the airwaves.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 19:18:39

China publishes book on Xiongan New Area

A book containing articles and interviews of authoritative figures that shed light on the plan to establish Xiongan New Area has been published by the People's Publishing House, the publisher said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 22:16:55