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Picture books exhibition of 24th Beijing Int'l Book Fair

Visitors read books at picture books exhibition of the 24th Beijing International Book Fair, in which nearly 10,000 picture books of 14 languages were on display, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.26, 2017.Photo: Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/27 9:27:31

English edition of Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's 'Happy Dreams' unveiled at BIBF

US e-commerce giant Amazon announced Wednesday at the on-going Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) that it will begin selling the English edition of renowned Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's Happy Dreams on its 14 platforms around the globe starting on October 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 18:18:40

New book Unusual Lives shows China's kaleidoscopic society

The Global Times unveiled a new collection of selected stories from its weekend profile page at the Beijing International Book Fair 2017 (BIBF) Wednesday, the first day of the fair.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 20:03:39

Experts discuss trends in overseas Chinese literature translation and publishing

Chinese literature translation is embracing new opportunities thanks to increased international exchanges taking place in recent years, although there remain some barriers standing in the way, said experts at an academic event in Beijing Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:48:39

Chinese streaming site iQiyi announces seven new animation projects

Chinese streaming giant iQiyi announced seven new Chinese animation projects in Beijing Friday, with the goal of moving the company beyond a platform for films and TV shows to become a production base for China's domestic animation industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:03:39

Investors in Chinese IP adaptations turning to patriotic and realistic stories

Online fantasy literature has probably been the hottest source of TV and film adaptations in China in recent years. However, with the recent success of more realistic and patriotic fare such as anti-graft TV series In the Name of People and military action flick Wolf Warrior 2, currently the highest-earning film ever in China, that trend may be changing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 17:58:39

Chinese Hugo Award Winner sees no chance to save traditional sci-fi from declining

"Look at the fandom! Most of them are at their 40s or 50s. If a literature is welcomed by the chubby middle aged only, then where is the future of it?"
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:02:14

Liu Cixin: Chances for Chinese sci-fi writers to win Hugo Awards lie in Novelette category

Chinese science-fiction writer Liu Cixin said that the chances of Chinese science fiction authors' to win Huge Awards in the near future lie in the novelette or short story categories.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 7:57:59

Hugo Award for best novel 2017 given to N. K. Jemisin

The Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K. Jemisin, a US speculative fiction writer for her work The Obelisk Gate. The award was presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention on Friday in Helsinki.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/13 17:28:39

Hugo Award for best novel 2017 given to N. K. Jemisin

The Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K. Jemisin, an American speculative fiction writer for her work The Obelisk Gate. The award was presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention on Friday in Helsinki.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/12 7:33:48