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Chengdu submits bid for World Science Fiction Society's annual convention

A delegation from Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, submitted a bid for the 2023 Worldcon, one of the world's largest science fiction conventions, over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:08:40

Foreign translator and editor Paul White reflects on China's 40-year evolution

Paul White came to work in the Chinese mainland in 1984 after working in the media industry in Hong Kong for five years. According to him, he initially planned to stay in the Chinese mainland for just a year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 17:45:31

"The Complete Collection of Bronzes Unearthed in China" makes debut in Beijing

Photo taken on Aug. 17, 2019 shows books of "The Complete Collection of Bronzes Unearthed in China" in Beijing, capital of China. "The Complete Collection of Bronzes Unearthed in China" published by Science Press made its debut in Beijing Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 10:39:33

Book fair on Chinese classics to open in Southwest China's Guizhou Province

The third Confucian Academy Book Fair (CABF) will be held from August 30 to September 1 in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou Province, the organizers announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 15:38:41

Duoyun Bookstore in Shanghai officially opens to public

People read books at Duoyun Bookstore in Shanghai, east China, Aug. 12, 2019. Duoyun Bookstore in Shanghai officially opened to the public on Monday. Located at the 52nd floor of Shanghai Tower, Duoyun Bookstore offers readers and customers more than 60,000 books and a unique reading environment at a height of 239 meters. (Xinhua/Liu Ying)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/14 9:27:35

Liberating the Ritz

Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/13 16:38:40

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