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Arab poet Antara rises as comic book superhero

In a red cape, dark hair blowing in the wind, he crosses the dunes under a blazing sun: Antara, the famed 6th century Arab poet born a slave, is now a superhero.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 16:53:39

'Ferryman' author Claire McFall talks about the series' unexpected success in China

Scottish author Claire McFall never expected her Ferryman series to become such a phenomenal hit in China, where more than 2 million copies have been sold since the debut of the series in 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 17:38:40

'Ferryman' author Claire McFall talks about the series' unexpected success in China

Scottish author Claire McFall never expected her Ferryman series to become such a phenomenal hit in China, where more than 2 million copies have been sold since the debut of the series in 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/30 11:13:19

Nobel 2018 awards season moves forward without Literature Prize

An amputated 2018 Nobel season opens next week in Stockholm, Sweden, without a Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years due to a #MeToo scandal.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/28 15:43:40

Digital platform provides free access to archives delving into the history between China and Japan

On September 2, the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and Modern Sino-Japanese Relations Data Platform came online, providing netizens around the world access to a rich archive of historical resources.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:53:41

Chinese versions of Kazuo Ishiguro's award-winning novels hit bookstores in China

The Shanghai Translation Publishing House published the Chinese language editions of three of British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro's works - When We Were Orphans, The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go - in the Chinese mainland recently.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:43:40

Italian edition of literary classic 'The Travels of Xu Xiake' revealed

China's Zhejiang University Press, together with Italian publishing house Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina, unveiled the Italian edition of The Travels of Xu Xiake at the launch ceremony for its Italian office in Florence on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:43:39

New photo book draws attention to elderly in Inner Mongolia

The launch ceremony for Long Live-Hulun Buir Centenarians, a book of around 100 photos taken by famous Mongol singer Buren Bayaer, kicked off in Hulun Buir, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:33:39

Annual Comic Strip Festival held in Brussels

Visitors attend the annual Comic Strip Festival in central Brussels, Belgium, on Sept. 14, 2018. Started in 2010, the comic festival attracts visitors and comic artists from across the world every year. This year the festival will last for three days, featuring comic book fairs, Balloon's Day Parade, conferences, screenings, and signings for comic fans. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 12:44:39

Zhejiang University Press and Russian publishing house establish joint editing team

China's Zhejiang University Press and the Moscow-based Shans Publishing House launched a joint editing team in Russia for Chinese-themed books during a ceremony held on Friday at the 2018 Moscow International Book Fair, which comes to an end on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 16:43:40