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Exhibition delves into the introduction of British literature to China

Since the beginning of the 20th century, a large number of British literature were introduced to China through the tireless efforts of Chinese scholars and translators. A major doorway to China at the time, Shanghai played a critical role in introducing Western culture to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:48:40

Women's favorite Internet works

What books she likes to read, what TV dramas she likes to watch, what movies she likes to talk about on her WeChat Moments page or on Sina Weibo… Women are not just initiators of hot social topics, but also the driving force behind a plethora of IPs ranging from TV series and movies to books. Their hobbies also have a major impact on what IPs are adapted to other mediums.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:28:39

Media report on Chinese and US university students' reading habits sparks controversy

Chinese scholars and experts couldn't help but knit their brows after reading a recent media report from Chinese education company Blue Oak that suggested that Chinese university students were falling behind their US peers when it came to reading. First posted on, the report, which came to its controversial conclusion by comparing a purported list of the top borrowed books from libraries at major US and Chinese universities, was widely re-posted by various media agencies in China and became a major talking point on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:08:39

Society needs to return to reading books: Cultural Director of Spanish National Library

The Spanish National Library has to be at the forefront of a concerted effort to persuade people of the value of reading books, Miguel Albero, the Cultural Director of the Spanish National Library, told Xinhua in an exclusive interview to celebrate World Book Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/21 22:06:56

We love Chinese books, say Vietnamese students

Vietnamese students flocked to a conference hall at the Hanoi University of Culture here on Tuesday to attend the Vietnam-China Book Reading Festive Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/19 17:28:40

University of Liverpool launches competition to find Chinese theme story writer

The University of Liverpool launched a search Tuesday for talented writers in Britain and China able to write an award-winning story with a China theme, in just 500 words.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 7:56:30

Sino-Scottish cultural exchanges increase

A series of events indicates that ties between China and Scotland are continuing to grow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 17:58:40

'China's Role in a Shared Human Future' debuts at London Book Fair

A launch ceremony for China's Role in a Shared Human Future was held at the ongoing London Book Fair on Tuesday. The event was co-organized by China International Publishing Group, New World Press, and Global China Press.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 16:38:39

Zhou Enlai's memoir released at London Book Fair

The English edition of a memoir of Zhou Enlai, the first premier of the People's Republic of China (PRC), was launched at the 2018 London Book Fair on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 13:26:16

London Book Fair director delighted to see more Chinese exhibitors

The number of Chinese exhibitors in the London Book Fair (LBF) has been in the top 10 during the recent three years, according to the figures revealed at the international book fair which kicked off Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/11 9:44:05