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British writer Jeffrey Archer's crime-thriller novel 'False Impression' to be adapted into Chinese TV drama

A crime-thriller novel by British writer Jeffrey Archer will be developed into a drama series for Chinese television audiences for the first time, a UK-based film and TV producer announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/26 16:18:39

Biggest Serbian book feast opens with focus on German language literature

Four German language countries are in focus of the 62nd International Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia which started on Sunday with the slogan "Books hold the key".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 10:07:45

Sequel to Nelson Mandela's 'Long Walk' autobiography launched

The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be published on Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed by a South African novelist.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 17:53:39

US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

US author George Saunders on Tuesday became the second US writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/18 17:03:39

Discovering soul-touching stories in China – a German writer's perspective

With its long history, China has always been a treasure trove of soul-touching sagas of epic proportions. The intercultural love story of a Jewish young man and a Chinese woman in war-torn Shanghai during World War II is one of them.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 17:48:39

Arab poet Adonis celebrates passion for Chinese culture

Syrian poet Adonis, a master of Arabic literature, took part in an event in Beijing celebrating Chinese culture on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 14:33:39

Chinese, German exhibitors willing for more cooperation at Frankfurt Book Fair

Chinese exhibitors and the German side have showed their willingness for more cooperation at the 69th Frankfurt Book Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/13 20:41:03

Australian publisher Bauer Media to file challenge to record Rebel Wilson payout

A leading publisher said Monday it would appeal Australia's largest defamation payout awarded to Hollywood actor Rebel Wilson as the "unprecedented" amount had major implications for the media industry.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 17:58:39

British politician Lord Michael Bates talks about his 71-day charity walk through China

Looking back on his 71-day charity walk of some 1,700 kilometers through China in 2015, Lord Michael Bates, minister of the British State Department for International Development and a member of the House of Lords, said that the country's people and the rural landscape impressed him the most.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/9 17:23:39

Star authors en vogue at Frankfurt book fair

Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown and Nicholas Sparks are among the big names descending on Frankfurt this week as the world's oldest book fair glams up for the Instagram generation, hoping to wow the crowds with "live events" by star authors.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/8 17:28:39