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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

English language book detailing Chinese research on Japanese Unit 731 published

An English language book on the Japanese World War II biological and chemical warfare research base known as Unit 731 has been published by British publisher Fonthill Media, one of its authors told Xinhua this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:57:07

Readers invited to "explore the world" at Hong Kong Book Fair

Around 680 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions gathered at the Hong Kong Book Fair, which opened Wednesday and offered readers an opportunity to "explore the world" through books and speeches by renowned writers from around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:53:05

Beijing subsidizes brick-and-mortar bookstores in digital era

Beijing municipal government will hand out 50 million yuan (7.46 million US dollars) in subsidies every year to help brick-and-mortar bookstores survive in downtown areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/18 14:54:32

Chinese-American writer inspired by true story of WWII pilot rescued in China

"World War Two... China... One cousin's courage, another's determination to help a wounded American pilot." Chinese-American writer Iris Yang's heartwrenching story is now a hot sale in the US.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 17:40:30

Famous Chinese classic 'Dream of the Red Chamber' reworked as children's book

As one of China's Four Great Classical Novels, the Dream of the Red Chamber has constantly been the object of research by numerous literary scholars. Written by Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) writer Cao Xueqin, the book has even become the foundation of a new academic field called Redology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 17:31:46

Feature: Chinese-American writer inspired by true story of 'Flying Tiger' saved in China

"World War Two... China... One cousin's courage, another's determination to help a wounded American pilot." Chinese-American writer Iris Yang's heartwrenching story is now a hot sale in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 6:57:46