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Macao holds 22nd Int'l Comparative Literature Congress

The International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) held its 22nd congress at the University of Macao on Monday, attracting over 1,200 experts and scholars from nearly 50 countries and regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 17:23:40

Jailed French businessman warns Chinese companies about US' weaponized anti-corruption law

Frédéric Pierucci, a modern version of Edmond Dantès from The Count of Monte Cristo, came to Beijing on Thursday to promote the Chinese version of his Le Piège Américain or The American Trap, a warning to Chinese companies to be careful of the US' underground economic warfare tactics.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 17:23:40

Travel around globe at Hong Kong book fair

Shopping around booths at the Hong Kong Book Fair, Clement Leung was searching the halls for a Belgian children's book for his grandson.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 17:13:40

New 22-volume collection gathers the complete works of China's most famous Russian-to-Chinese translator

It took Chinese translator Cao Ying two decades to translate all the works of Leo Tolstoy into Chinese. Now this huge achievement as well as Cao's other translations have been collected together for the first time in The Complete Translations of Cao Ying, which hit bookstores on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 18:13:59

Chinese spy novelist Mai Jia dips toe in a different genre

In April, Chinese novelist Mai Jia's latest novel Rensheng Haihai (Life is Like the Sea) hit bookstores in China. In the novel, the writer takes readers on a journey through his childhood memories of his hometown of Fuyang in Zhejiang Province, to tell the story of a retired colonel.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:23:40

LGBTQ activists spread message of acceptance through reading

Athena and Scalene, their long blonde hair flowing down to their sequined leotards and rainbow dresses, are reading to around 15 children at a bookstore in Riverside, a quiet California town.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/30 16:48:39

Liu Cixin's 'Three-Body Problem' trilogy getting animated adaptation

A trailer for an animated TV series adaptation of award-winning Chinese sci-fi writer Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem trilogy was released at a event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of Chinese video sharing platform Bilibili on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/27 16:43:41

Chinese National Geography holds launch ceremony for 'Leonardo da Vinci: Secrets of a Genius'

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a launch ceremony for an art book titled Leonardo da Vinci: Secrets of a Genius was held on Tuesday at the Italian Institute of Culture in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 17:55:44

Experts discuss book on Chinese President Xi Jinping's political thought

A seminar on the book Xi Jinping: The Governance of China - Interviews with World Statesmen and Scholars was held as part of the Writing on China by Foreigners program on Tuesday in Beijing. Experts gathered at Beijing Language and Culture University to discuss the significance of the book and how the program connects China to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 14:19:19

Chinese/English audio version of The Analects of Confucius heading to bookstores

A launch ceremony was held in Beijing on Friday for a new Chinese/English edition of The Analects of Confucius that also comes with an audio book. Five foreign students and nearly 100 Chinese primary school students took part in reading from Chinese classics at the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 19:36:13