Jonathan D Spence autographs copies of his books for readers after giving a lecture at Renmin University of China on March 13.
A key value of passing down a culture by word of mouth is that it takes on so many different forms in the process, reflecting changes in people's mentality and social reality.
A writer of Yan Lianke's stature can write what he wants, and he doesn't worry much if the truth hurts his readers - or his book sales, he tells Mei Jia.
The recent popularity of the hit South Korean television drama,My Love from the Starhas had a big influence on the actions of its Chinese audiences.
12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup jumped from No. 326 on Amazon.com before Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony to No. 19 by Monday afternoon.
Chinese books and writers are to greet readers from the world's largest book market - the United States - as China will be guest of honor at the Global Market Forum of 2015 BookExpo America.
Novelist Amy Tan is known for taking her time with each book - insisting on extensive research, meticulous plotting and evocative finely tuned prose - so a new work by the respected Chinese-American is always a significant publishing event.
Taiwan education authorities approved changes to high school textbooks that replace "China" with "the Chinese mainland" in a move to more accurately present historical facts, Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.
At age 34, Rachael Robertson accepted the biggest challenge of her life: to lead a large, 12-month expedition in Antarctica.
All three books by former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji enjoyed success in China from the moment they hit the market.
People spent time on reading books at library during the period of Spring Festival.
Wang Xiaoyu's favorite bedtime routine now is to reach for her smartphone and play a poem.