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French writer shares experiences living in Beijing over two decades in newly published book

Christine Cayol, a French woman who has lived in Beijing for nearly 20 years, shared her thoughts about Chinese lifestyles and wisdom concerning time management at an event on Saturday in Beijing for the release of the Chinese edition of her book Pourquoi les Chinois ont-ils le temps? (lit: Chinese people in time).
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 17:48:42

Israeli writer enjoys pandemic-fueled creative surge

Etgar Keret, one of Israel's most popular living writers, says the COVID-19 pandemic has brought him a lot of inspiration and chides those inclined to romanticize the pre-coronavirus world.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/25 16:43:41

Training project opened for Chinese web fiction writers

An online training center for Chinese web fiction writers has been set up, to help these writers better understand the rules of the web fiction industry and train more writers for the film and TV industry.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 10:23:40

Intl publishers eye China's market for children's books

Children's books are seeing a heyday in China as young readers' appetite for books has grown significantly over the years, which has attracted publishers from around the world seeking to grab a slice of the bullish market.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/23 17:58:40

Chinese netizens respond to allegations that Chinese TV drama has 'copied' Korean culture

A scene in the recent highly popular Chinese TV drama The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion has become a point of contention between netizens in China and South Korea after South Korean viewers accused the show of copying Korean culture, particularly, a traditional Korean lantern festival.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 13:08:38

New book by 'Harry Potter' creator J.K. Rowling launches in China

Launch parties for the simplified Chinese version of British writer J.K. Rowling's new book The Ickabog was held in three cities in China on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/15 18:53:40

Rare French book on Confucian philosophy stands witness to friendly China-France relations

An opening ceremony to introduce the French work Confucius ou la Science des Princes, or Confucius, or the Science of the Princes, into the collection of Beijing's National Library of China was held at the library on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 18:13:40

Exhibition of rare books in Shanghai brings Western literature culture to Chinese visitors

More than 100 rare Western books collected by Bibliotheca Zi-ka-wei, the earliest modern library still in operation in Shanghai, were revealed to booklovers at an exhibition hosted at the Shanghai Library on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/4 20:27:50

French writer explores Chinese people's relationship with time

French writer Christine Cayol has been observing Chinese people in an attempt to better understand the culture of China since she first began to live in the country nearly 20 years ago. Through a long period of adaptation, she finally adopted the lifestyle of Chinese people and the culture of the country and is now looking to share her experience with readers in her book Pourquoi les Chinois ont-ils le temps? (lit: Chinese people in time).
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/4 18:23:40

British Museum grants permission for high definition print of ancient Chinese painting

A Chinese publisher has got permission from the British Museum to produce a high-definition publication including a copy of a picture painted by a Chinese emperor of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The publication is seen as potentially making up for some of the regret at not being able to see the original art work in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/3 10:13:40