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Book fair held in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Children visit the Slovenian Book Fair in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Nov. 23, 2017. The book fair is held from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 9:08:57

Tibetan Ancient Literature Compilation Center continues digitization efforts

A project dedicated to digitizing more than 68,000 ancient Tibetan literature works in the Labrang Monastery in northwest China's Gansu Province has completed the digitization of 20,000 works so far, the China News Service reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:58:39

Veteran Chinese historian Tan Chung seeks to overturn the concept of 'sinocentrism' and strengthen Sino-Indian ties with new book 'China: A 5,000-Year Odyssey'

Recognizing that China has never been a monoethnic nation would be a good step forward to moving past the "sinocentric" view of China proposed by Western experts, 88-year-old US-based historian Tan Chung suggests in his new book China: A 5,000-Year Odyssey.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 16:38:39

Hungarian magazine publishes special Chinese-language edition on Belt and Road

Hungarian Geopolitics (HUG), a major quarterly magazine covering geopolitical and geostrategic issues in Hungary, presented here on Tuesday a special edition in Chinese focusing on the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:49:15

Snoopy exhibition held at HK's Times Square

A media staff member takes photos during a preview of a Snoopy exhibition at Times Square in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 20, 2017. The Snoopy exhibition will be held here from Nov. 21 to Dec. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:38:15

Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for 500,000 euros at Paris auction

A color drawing of Tintin and his faithful canine companion Snowy sold at a Paris auction on Saturday for more than half a million euros.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/19 17:23:40

42nd Kuwait int'l book fair kicks off

Photo taken on Nov. 15, 2017 shows a view of the Kuwait international book fair held in Kuwait City, capital of Kuwait. The 42nd Kuwait international book fair kicked off here on Wednesday. The fair attracted more than 500 publishers from the world and will last until Nov. 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 10:40:26

'Murder on the Orient Express' beats out 'Thor: Ragnarok'on first day in China despite mixed reviews

The newest adaptation of Agatha Christie's detective novel Murder on the Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh's latest crime drama of the same name became one of the hottest titles in Chinese mainland theaters after it debuted on Friday, the same day as the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 17:23:39

UK publisher working on English edition of Jin Yong's 'Legends of the Condor Heroes'

Six decades after the debut of Jin Yong's popular Chinese martial arts novel Legends of the Condor Heroes, English speakers will finally have a chance to explore for themselves the exotic world of swords and sabers in ancient China that has fascinated Chinese readers for generations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 17:43:39

'Mediocrity of evil'

Two books about the Nazis took France's biggest literary prizes on Monday, with Eric Vuillard's story of how German industry and finance backed Adolf Hitler winning the top Prix Goncourt.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/7 18:23:39