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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

China-Russia literature exchanges on the rise

Are you familiar with this poem? Written by famous Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, the poem gave hope to many Chinese during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression(1931-45) and inspired them to work toward a better future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 19:18:39

China tour of Pushkin opera 'Eugene Onegin' highlights flourishing development of Sino-Russian cultural exchanges

"I am in love," Tatyana Larina, dressed in a white nightdress, exclaims excitedly as she shyly buries her head under her pillow. Blow the stage, the look on the faces of the Chinese audiences seems to indicate that they too have fallen in love.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 17:38:40

4th China-EU International Literary Festival kicks off

The fourth China-EU International Literary Festival kicked off in Beijing this month, with more than 90 literary talks and workshops held in four bookstores, China Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/29 16:53:40

'Readathon' tickles Chinese book lovers

More than 7,000 Chinese readers in the Yangtze River Delta region took part in this year's reading marathon (readathon) on Saturday to promote reading among the public.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/28 18:23:40

Beijing plays host to Another Planet Science-Fiction Convention

The Another Planet Science-Fiction Convention was held at the Chaoyang Museum of Urban Planning on Saturday and Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 17:32:22

Writers from China, Slovakia, Lithuania discuss impact of changing times on literature at EU-China International Literary Festival

A series of workshops and panel discussions continued to draw avid participation of the public during the second weekend of the ongoing (May 17- June 5) EU-China International Literary Festival in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 14:55:11

How China can produce its own 'Game of Thrones' novels

The ending of Game of Thrones has seemingly "disappointed" many fans, even the translators of the Chinese version of A Song of Ice and Fire, the book series upon which the show was based.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 17:13:39

Omani writer wins Man Booker prize

Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies, which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial transformation.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 18:23:40