Shanghai Book Fair attracts large number of readers
By Globaltimes.cn, Published: 2019-08-14 22:49:47
The Shanghai Book Fair opened at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on August 14, 2019. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Editor's Note:
The Shanghai Book Fair is being held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center from August 14 to 19, with more than 160,000 books published by around 500 publishing houses being exhibited. The book fair attracted a large number of readers from all over Shanghai. Attendants at the fair include not only nearly 500 domestic and overseas authors, but also opera celebrities. Various activities including new book signings, writer forums, lectures and reading activities are to be held during the book fair. (Photos: Chen Xia/GT)

Workers wearing animal headgear give out gifts and souvenirs at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
A worker at the fair showcases the art of movable type printing to viewers. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Readers enjoy parent-child time at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
A view of the Shanghai Book Fair, which opened at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
An exhibitor sells books at a 50 percent discount on the first day of the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Sticky notes left by readers are seen at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
A scene at the Shanghai Book Fair which opened at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Readers can purchase books by Internet payment methods including Alipay and WeChat. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Enthusiastic viewers are seen at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Participants are seen queuing outside at 4pm on the opening day of the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Workers set up materials for publicizing and advertising. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Readers eat food they have brought at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
Two young visitors experience audible books at the fair. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
A young reader focuses on his selected book. Photo: Chen Xia/GT
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