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Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize

Judges tore up the rule book on Monday, awarding the prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction jointly to Canadian author Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Anglo-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/15 18:23:43

China's reform and opening-up policy enhances China-Arab cultural exchange: Egyptian officials

China's policy of reform and opening-up over the past four decades has enhanced China's cultural exchange with the Arab world in general and Egypt in particular, said Egyptian officials during a symposium held on Monday evening at the Chinese Cultural Center in Cairo (CCC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 18:08:40

Book exhibition held to mark 70th anniversary of China-Albania ties

A book exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Albania and the People's Republic of China was held on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 10:34:46

Book exhibition opens to show China's cultural progress in 70 years

An exhibition of selected editions of books published over the past 70 years opened Wednesday at the National Museum of China to showcase China's cultural progress.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/10 16:23:40

Great advances

Since 1901, the Nobel prizes have been awarded to men, women and organizations whose work has led to great advances for mankind, in line with the wishes of Alfred Nobel. Here are five things to know about the prizes and their creator.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/8 16:38:40

Proust's 'campaign' letters fail to sell at Paris auction

Letters showing how Marcel Proust waged a charm offensive to get glowing reviews and win France's top literary prize failed to sell at a Paris auction Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/8 15:48:40

'Two Sisters' shows tragic impact of Islamic extremism

A tall and fit figure in a black colored dress, the deep blue eyes peeking out from behind the war correspondent's blond hair seemed to have seen too much of war. Those eyes belonged to Åsne Seierstad, a Norwegian freelance journalist and writer, who had arrived in Beijing to attend the Chinese language launch of her book Two Sisters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 19:28:41

Exhibition on protection and inheritance of ancient books kicks off in Beijing

To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 110th anniversary of the National Library of China, an exhibition focusing on the protection and inheritance of ancient books kicked off on Saturday at the National Museum of Classic Books in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 17:23:09

Chinese edition of 'Putin: The Logic of Power' debuts at the Moscow International Book Fair

On Wednesday, the Chinese edition of the book Putin: The Logic of Power made its debut during the first day of the 32nd Moscow International Book Fair.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 16:50:03

'The Painted Bird' premieres at Venice Film Festival

The Painted Bird by Czech director Vaclav Marhoul premiered in competition at the ongoing Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, with a black-and-white evocation of a boy's survival through the bloody end of World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/4 15:28:40