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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

China publishes reproduction of ancient rare Tibetan literature

China Thursday published a selected edition of the Phuri Manuscripts, the oldest and largest collection of ancient Tibetan literature discovered in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 1:57:37

New animated short film about celebrated Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo becomes hit in China

When the middle-aged Gu Weijun, better known as Wellington Koo in the West, China's first representative to the then newly formed League of Nations, stepped onto a train bound for Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, 86 years ago following Japan's occupation of Northeast China, he most likely knew he was undertaking an extraordinary journey that could be written into history.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:43:44

Shortlist for Read Russia Prize revealed

On August 20, the Read Russia journal published its shortlist for the 2016-2018 Read Russia Prize on its official website. A total of 19 Russian works translated into various languages were on the list, among which was Andrei Bitov's Pushkin House, translated by Chinese professor Wang Jiaxing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:40