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An adventure of teaching Chinese in US prison

"I believe that the nature of human beings is kind, but the driving force of being kind needs to be guided, that is why I want to share this story with your readers," Jiang Lan, a teacher who taught Chinese at a prison in the US, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/6 18:59:12

Newly discovered Proust novellas to be published in October

Fans of French literary giant Marcel Proust will soon have the chance to read nine novellas from early in his career that were only unearthed in 2018, the Fallois publishing house said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/6 17:38:40

Online novels bring Chinese pop culture closer to global audience

At first glance, Chinese novels may seem hard to understand due to the genre's complicated cultural background and connotations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/2 8:58:09

Rising star

Since the publication of The Three-Body Problem, the first installment of Liu Cixin's epic science fiction trilogy, the series has earned the Chinese novelist enormous acclaim and legions of fans worldwide.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 19:13:40

Macao holds 22nd Int'l Comparative Literature Congress

The International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) held its 22nd congress at the University of Macao on Monday, attracting over 1,200 experts and scholars from nearly 50 countries and regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 17:23:40

Jailed French businessman warns Chinese companies about US' weaponized anti-corruption law

Frédéric Pierucci, a modern version of Edmond Dantès from The Count of Monte Cristo, came to Beijing on Thursday to promote the Chinese version of his Le Piège Américain or The American Trap, a warning to Chinese companies to be careful of the US' underground economic warfare tactics.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 17:23:40

Travel around globe at Hong Kong book fair

Shopping around booths at the Hong Kong Book Fair, Clement Leung was searching the halls for a Belgian children's book for his grandson.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 17:13:40

New 22-volume collection gathers the complete works of China's most famous Russian-to-Chinese translator

It took Chinese translator Cao Ying two decades to translate all the works of Leo Tolstoy into Chinese. Now this huge achievement as well as Cao's other translations have been collected together for the first time in The Complete Translations of Cao Ying, which hit bookstores on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 18:13:59

Chinese spy novelist Mai Jia dips toe in a different genre

In April, Chinese novelist Mai Jia's latest novel Rensheng Haihai (Life is Like the Sea) hit bookstores in China. In the novel, the writer takes readers on a journey through his childhood memories of his hometown of Fuyang in Zhejiang Province, to tell the story of a retired colonel.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:23:40

LGBTQ activists spread message of acceptance through reading

Athena and Scalene, their long blonde hair flowing down to their sequined leotards and rainbow dresses, are reading to around 15 children at a bookstore in Riverside, a quiet California town.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 16:48:39