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Codex Amiatinus bible returns to England for first time in 1300 years

A bible that is half a meter thick and made from the skin of 500 animals is to return to England, the country where it was made, for the first time in 1300 years, the British Library said on Saturday.
Source: CGTN | 2017/12/3 13:47:00

Chinese and Japanese publishers release new superhero shared-world novel written by authors from both countries

Imagine a team of heroes consisting of gene-altered people with abilities such as teleportation and telepathy, then mix in a healthy dose of ninja action and an evil organization; what you get is a rough outline of Extension World, a shared-world novel co-written by Chinese and Japanese authors looking to create a superhero fantasy set in the East.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 17:13:39

China digitizes historical woodcut Mongolian books

Chinese researchers have launched several digital archive projects to preserve a number of historical Mongolian books.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/27 12:01:11

Book fair held in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Children visit the Slovenian Book Fair in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Nov. 23, 2017. The book fair is held from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 9:08:57

Tibetan Ancient Literature Compilation Center continues digitization efforts

A project dedicated to digitizing more than 68,000 ancient Tibetan literature works in the Labrang Monastery in northwest China's Gansu Province has completed the digitization of 20,000 works so far, the China News Service reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:58:39

Veteran Chinese historian Tan Chung seeks to overturn the concept of 'sinocentrism' and strengthen Sino-Indian ties with new book 'China: A 5,000-Year Odyssey'

Recognizing that China has never been a monoethnic nation would be a good step forward to moving past the "sinocentric" view of China proposed by Western experts, 88-year-old US-based historian Tan Chung suggests in his new book China: A 5,000-Year Odyssey.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:38:39

Hungarian magazine publishes special Chinese-language edition on Belt and Road

Hungarian Geopolitics (HUG), a major quarterly magazine covering geopolitical and geostrategic issues in Hungary, presented here on Tuesday a special edition in Chinese focusing on the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:49:15

Snoopy exhibition held at HK's Times Square

A media staff member takes photos during a preview of a Snoopy exhibition at Times Square in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 20, 2017. The Snoopy exhibition will be held here from Nov. 21 to Dec. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:38:15

Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for 500,000 euros at Paris auction

A color drawing of Tintin and his faithful canine companion Snowy sold at a Paris auction on Saturday for more than half a million euros.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/19 17:23:40

42nd Kuwait int'l book fair kicks off

Photo taken on Nov. 15, 2017 shows a view of the Kuwait international book fair held in Kuwait City, capital of Kuwait. The 42nd Kuwait international book fair kicked off here on Wednesday. The fair attracted more than 500 publishers from the world and will last until Nov. 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 10:40:26