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Chinese books receive a warm welcome at Istanbul book fair

As the 36th International Istanbul Book Fair kicked off in Istanbul on Saturday, Chinese books and books on China in English and Turkish drew crowds.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 17:23:40

Tianjin Binhai library in N China

People read books at Tianjin Binhai library in Tianjin, north China, Oct. 30, 2017. The Library, located in the cultural center of Tianjin Binhai New Area, covers an area of 33,700 square meters and is designed to have 1.2 million books.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/1 8:05:20

British writer Jeffrey Archer's crime-thriller novel 'False Impression' to be adapted into Chinese TV drama

A crime-thriller novel by British writer Jeffrey Archer will be developed into a drama series for Chinese television audiences for the first time, a UK-based film and TV producer announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/26 16:18:39

Biggest Serbian book feast opens with focus on German language literature

Four German language countries are in focus of the 62nd International Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia which started on Sunday with the slogan "Books hold the key".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 10:07:45

Sequel to Nelson Mandela's 'Long Walk' autobiography launched

The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be published on Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed by a South African novelist.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 17:53:39

US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

US author George Saunders on Tuesday became the second US writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/18 17:03:39

Discovering soul-touching stories in China – a German writer's perspective

With its long history, China has always been a treasure trove of soul-touching sagas of epic proportions. The intercultural love story of a Jewish young man and a Chinese woman in war-torn Shanghai during World War II is one of them.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 17:48:39

Arab poet Adonis celebrates passion for Chinese culture

Syrian poet Adonis, a master of Arabic literature, took part in an event in Beijing celebrating Chinese culture on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 14:33:39

Chinese, German exhibitors willing for more cooperation at Frankfurt Book Fair

Chinese exhibitors and the German side have showed their willingness for more cooperation at the 69th Frankfurt Book Fair.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/13 20:41:03

Australian publisher Bauer Media to file challenge to record Rebel Wilson payout

A leading publisher said Monday it would appeal Australia's largest defamation payout awarded to Hollywood actor Rebel Wilson as the "unprecedented" amount had major implications for the media industry.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 17:58:39