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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

Author George R.R. Martin hints at different ending for 'Game of Thrones'

Game of Thrones fans have been dissecting the series finale - and complaining about it - for two days now, but they may get another shot at elation, or disappointment.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 18:18:42

Germany returns papers belonging to Kafka's friend Max Brod to Israel

German police on Tuesday handed over to Israel thousands of stolen papers and manuscripts belonging to Max Brod, the friend and literary executor of Czech writer Franz Kafka.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 18:18:41

2019 edition of A Reading of China's Current Affairs published

The 2019 edition of "A Reading of China's Current Affairs" has been published by the Xinhua Publishing House.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/14 14:45:48

Major Chinese publishers gather to discuss ways to promote Chinese books overseas

Member units of the working group of the China Book International Project met on Tuesday in Harbin, capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, to brainstorm ideas to promote Chinese publications overseas.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/8 17:53:40