Series shows path to 'well-off society'

2014-01-28 07:55:08

Launched in both Chinese and English, a new book series Road to a Well-Off Society offers a timely introduction and explanation of China's goal of reaching moderate prosperity by 2020 and what it will bring to the international society.

Memoir highlights life with (and without) famous father

2014-01-28 07:55:08

Some fathers are in the delivery room when their children are born and some pace outside, but actress Anjelica Huston's dad learned of his daughter's birth by telegram in the Belgian Congo where he was filming The African Queen.

New look at cultural icons

2014-01-28 07:55:08

A team of select literary professionals has been invited to refresh China's cultural history by contributing to a new series of biographies.

Art that imitates his life's journeys

2014-01-26 07:31:45

Mention Leung Ping-kwan to almost anyone in art and culture, and they immediately say "ah".

Panda revelation

2014-01-21 11:22:31

A new book highlights one of the world's most beloved and misunderstood animals.

IN BRIEF (Page 22)

2014-01-21 07:14:16

Looking to the past to understand the future

2014-01-21 07:14:16

Contrary to the popular historical narrative that China's exposure to the West in the 1800s hastened a slew of problems for an inward-looking Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), historian Odd Arne Westad argues that the Qing was not only eager to expand outward but benefited immeasurably from Western creativity and knowledge.

Explorer with a lens captures China's unique history

2014-01-14 09:21:53

Photojournalist Michael Yamashita has published 10 books, most of which were inspired by his 30 National Geographic stories.

History a hot topic for publishers

2014-01-14 07:18:12

Memoirs about the lives of ordinary people were in abundant supply at the 2014 Beijing Book Fair.

Historic guqin songs brought back to life

2014-01-13 14:17:35

Gao Peifen’s Rhythmic Notation of Ancient Guqin Songs (by Zhonghua Book Company) breaks new ground in the realm of guqin

Top Chinese writers release new books

2014-01-13 13:31:05

China's most renowned writers, Feng Jicai and Yan Geling, released their new books at the 2014 Beijing Book Fair, the largest promotional event of the Chinese publishing sector, on Thursday.

Translators act as bridge between China and France

2014-01-08 07:09:35

Cao Dongxue believes that among Chinese oenologists and wine educators, she can translate best, and among the translators of French, she knows the most about wine.