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Experts discuss book on Chinese President Xi Jinping's political thought

A seminar on the book Xi Jinping: The Governance of China - Interviews with World Statesmen and Scholars was held as part of the Writing on China by Foreigners program on Tuesday in Beijing. Experts gathered at Beijing Language and Culture University to discuss the significance of the book and how the program connects China to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 14:19:19

Chinese/English audio version of The Analects of Confucius heading to bookstores

A launch ceremony was held in Beijing on Friday for a new Chinese/English edition of The Analects of Confucius that also comes with an audio book. Five foreign students and nearly 100 Chinese primary school students took part in reading from Chinese classics at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 19:36:13

New book focuses on 10 months leading up to PRC founding

To celebrate the 70th birthday of the People's Republic of China, the People's Oriental Publishing and Media company has published a book covering the history and events that occurred over the 10 months leading up to the country's founding.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 16:58:40

The Three- Body Problem TV series adaptation causes concerns among Chinese sci-fi fans

News that Chinese Hugu Award-winning writer Liu Cixin's novel The Three-Body Problem is going to be adapted into TV series has climbed to the top of the trending list on Sina Weibo, but the news has also some Chinese sci-fans feeling nervous.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 18:13:04

Chinese writers receive 3rd Russian Bianki International Literature Awards

Chinese writers Gerelchimeg Blackcrane and Liu Xianping won two awards at the Bianki International Literature Awards in Moscow, a first for Chinese writers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 11:03:40

'Hunger Games' prequel book and film in the works

A new Hunger Games novel set decades before the original best-selling trilogy will be published next year, its publisher said Monday, with plans for an accompanying film already under way.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/18 15:53:41

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan awarded Oxford honorary fellowship

Two contemporary Chinese writers Su Tong and Yu Hua were invited to work as writers in residence for the international writing center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/13 18:23:41

Italian writer Massimiliano Virgilio releases three books in Chinese

Chinese versions of three of Italian writer Massimiliano Virgilio's bestselling books have hit China for the very first time. The works L' Americano, Piu Male Che Altro and Arredo Casa E PoI M' Impicco take the writer's hometown in Naples as their theme.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 17:03:40

Tintin cover sells for $1.1 million

An original drawing used for the first published Tintin cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 19:23:39

Russian Alexander Pushkin restaurant gains popularity in China, but not just for food

Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is a household name in China. His poem "If You Were Deceived by Life,�?in particular, has been included in middle school textbooks used in most regions of the country. References to the poem can be also seen in the popular culture of China. For instance, a Chinese TV drama produced in 2013 was named after the poem.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 18:36:56