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Chinese, Japanese, Koreans co-write new history textbook

A joint editorial committee of scholars from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea is writing a new history textbook to resist efforts to white-wash Japan's militaristic past.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/11 7:59:33

'Sexual Politics' author Kate Millett dies at 82

Feminist writer Kate Millett, author of Sexual Politics, has died at the age of 82, a close friend said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/10 17:53:39

New book introduces ancient Chinese musical notation

It is widely known that China has a long history of music. Many traditional opera forms that are hundreds of years old are still quite popular today. But how did ancient musicians manage to record their music before the modern methods of numbered notation or Western notation were introduced to China?
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 18:43:39

US author's new book on China examines her own relationship with the country

When it comes to looking at China, does a foreigner's position as an "outsider" make him or her a more objective observer?
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:23:39

Chinese fans show their passion for 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

At around half past 11 in the evening, when most people would start to turn in for the night, Emma Wang turns on her laptop. Focused on her computer screen, she will spend the next two hours translating the dialogue from the hit US TV drama Game of Thrones into Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:58:39

Norwegian illustrator Gunvor Rasmussen brings 'Monsterboka' to China

Square fringes, ginger hair, Harry Potter glasses and a "Hogwarts" shirt, Norwegian illustrator Gunvor Rasmussen looks just like a member of J.K. Rowling's magic world - and, in a way, she is one.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:03:39

New book describes Japan's germ war atrocities

A new book on Japanese Army Unit 731 was published in Chinese Monday in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/29 8:29:42

Diana still wreaking revenge on Charles: biographer

Princess Diana rocked the monarchy when she leaked shocking details of palace life to author Andrew Morton, who told AFP the revelations are still causing damage 20 years after her death.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/27 17:33:39

Nobel laureate Mo Yan to publish first new works in five years

New works from Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan will debut in two Chinese literature magazines soon, marking the first time that the well-known author has published anything since he won the Nobel literature prize in 2012.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/27 17:28:39

The 24th Beijing International Book Fair focuses on Belt and Road titles and Chinese ethnic minority literature

Attended by more than 2,500 publishers from 89 countries and regions over the past five days, the 24th Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has become one of China's most talked about topics on social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/27 16:58:39