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Lee Child, author of bestselling Jack Reacher books, to become Irish because of Brexit

One of the world's best-selling detective novelists, Jack Reacher creator Lee Child, has said he is becoming Irish so he can continue to travel within the European Union after Brexit.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 16:43:40

Chinese sci-fi comic strips to be published in France

A comic series based on Chinese science fiction writer Liu Cixin's acclaimed works will be published and distributed in France in succession during 2020 and 2021.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 13:55:52

Edna O'Brien picks up French prize for Boko Haram book

Veteran Irish writer Edna O'Brien was honored with a special prize Tuesday after her latest novel narrowly missed out on France's Femina award for foreign fiction.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/6 18:23:40

Fans flock to Beijing's China Science Fiction Convention

It is time for 19-year-old Chen Xiaomeng to choose which queue she should stand in for the many panels being held at the China Science Fiction Convention 2019 in Beijing. The lines are long as thousands of young people, even some middle school students, have traveled from all over to attend. Chen herself spent two hours traveling from her university on the west side of the city all the way to the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 18:23:42

Biography of Mogao Grottoes researcher Fan Jinshi released

A biography of Fan Jinshi, honorary director and fellow of the Dunhuang Academy, made its debut at a book release ceremony at Peking University in Beijing on October 21.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 15:03:39

International children's book fair to be held in Shanghai

The 2019 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) will kick off on November 15, promoting international exchange and copyright business in the largest and fastest-growing segment of China's book market.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 18:03:40

"Chinese Bookshelf" launched in London to promote cultural exchanges

"Chinese Bookshelf," a project which aims to provide local readers an access to Chinese books and culture, was launched Tuesday here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 15:47:38

Exhibition looks back at Chinese artist Yang Xianrang's 14 trips along China's Yellow River

A new exhibition hosted by the Guangxi Normal University Press Group at a Beijing bookstore looks back at veteran Chinese artist Yang Xianrang's 14 trips along the Yellow River in North China as depicted in his book 14 Walks Along the Yellow River.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 18:43:39

Book series published to introduce Yungang Grottoes

A book series on the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old Buddhist sculptural site, has been published after nearly seven years of preparation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/20 18:08:40

Chinese publishers seek cooperation, exchanges at Frankfurt Book Fair

The 71st Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest of its kind in the world, attracted more than 7,400 exhibitors from 104 countries and regions, where business cooperation as well as exchanges of ideas were taking place over the five-day event.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/20 9:48:08