Charity event to celebrate World Book Day

2014-04-17 14:31:13

China Daily is inviting its readers to join the Enjoy Reading, Enjoy Life cultural charity event on April 23 to celebrate the 19th World Book Day.

2014 Pulitzer Prizes winners announced in New York

2014-04-15 10:57:04

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday in New York's Columbia University with the Guardian US and The Washington Post receiving the coveted public service Pulitzer.

Iceland lit strikes a chord with Chinese readers

2014-04-15 07:16:59

Edda, Saga, Nobel Literature prize-winning Halldor Kiljan Laxness.

Power of fiction

2014-04-15 07:16:59

When Helen Wan started writing a book more than a decade ago, she thought it would be a collection of short personal essays about her experiences in the work force as a woman and an Asian-American.

Down syndrome redefines life for a father

2014-04-15 07:16:59

You may have known Down syndrome as a genetic disorder that induces both physical and mental disabilities, with patients sharing similar features - a small chin, flabby muscle tone, a flat nose and a protruding tongue due to a small mouth and large tongue.

Beijing Book Fair kicks off at Chaoyang Park

2014-04-13 17:56:19

Readers select books at 2014 Beijing Book Fair at the Chaoyang Park in Beijing, capital of China, April 11, 2014. The Beijing Book Fair, which kicked off on April 11, will last until April 20.

The first 24hr bookstore creates interest and concerns

2014-04-11 16:42:25

The Sanlian Taofen Bookstore started operating 24 hours per day on April 8, a change that will last for a trial period of 10 days. The response has been mixed.

Beijing's first 24-hr bookstore turns first page

2014-04-10 09:24:05

Beijing-based bookworms can now become night owls with the opening of the city's first 24-hour book store.

First 24-hr Beijing bookstore opens

2014-04-09 13:58:29

The Sanlian Taofen Bookstore tried to open 24 hours a day on Tuesday. The trial operation will last for 10 days before the official business.

First 24-hr Beijing bookstore opens

2014-04-09 10:08:23

The first 24-hour bookstore in Beijing opened but did not close its doors on Tuesday, to the applause of a bookish public.

Fair event's outreach: Storytelling goes across cultures

2014-04-08 13:34:33

While the world becomes more homogenized, there's an equally strong counter-force seeking the roots and characters of different cultures.

FT critic Lander says chefs over-hyped

2014-04-08 11:40:13

Restaurateur Michelle Garnaut helped reinvent the historic Bund waterfront as a premium location for eateries and nightclubs in Shanghai by opening M on the Bund in 1999, a move that also earned her a privileged place in Nicholas Lander's book The Art of the Restaurateur.