Chronicling the post-1980 generation

2014-01-04 07:40:53

A new book detailing the latest research on the post-1980 generation has given a snapshot of a group under huge financial and social pressures, but who remain optimistic about their future.

Lawyer fined for revealing pseudonymous author was JK Rowling

2014-01-03 09:45:59

A lawyer who blew JK Rowling's cover when she wrote a detective novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been fined $1,650 and received a written warning from a British legal watchdog.

Beijing Masters: preserving Chinese treasures

2013-12-27 17:52:12

Speaking of Chinese handicrafts, there was one classic work compiled during ancient China Kaogong ji, or The Records of Examination of Craftsman, which was used to guide the handicraft industries.

Now, it's Snowden: the book and, maybe, the film

2013-12-17 09:44:10

A tale that could rival any spy novel is about to be told by three writers who are working on potentially rival books on the revelations and travails of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Ten richest Chinese authors in 2013

2013-12-14 13:43:36

With an annual income of 25.5 million yuan in copyright royalties, fantasy novelist Jiang Nan topped the 2013 China's 60 Richest Writers List released by Huaxi Metropolitan Daily on Dec. 5.

Int'l book fair, literary festival open in Bulgaria

2013-12-12 10:37:05

The 41st Sofia International Book Fair and the First Sofia International Literary Festival opened on Tuesday, bringing together more than 200 publishing houses and dozens of writers from this region.

Sharp eye for the human soul

2013-12-08 08:15:12

Steve McCurry's photographs have become modern icons. Eloquent, riveting and beautiful, their poetry penetrates to the very heart of the subject.

Boy gets dream visit from King of Fairytales

2013-12-06 15:52:33

Zheng Yuanjie, dubbed the Fairytale King, paid a surprise visit to a 5-year-old boy in Chengdu soon after his attendance at the announcement of the China Writers Rich List of 2013.

Mo Yan stresses sinology in translation work

2013-12-04 10:07:43

China's Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan on Tuesday called on sinologists to penetrate deep into Chinese daily life to better translate Chinese literature and provide vivid works for readers.

Author says penny saved is penny earned

2013-12-03 13:00:23

When Yukong Zhao was looking into purchasing investment properties in 2009, the director of China business development at Siemens met some Americans who had lost their homes.

Global chapter

2013-12-03 11:33:03

China's children's books are enjoying a boom at home, and now publishers are looking to overseas markets.

New energy revolution book released in Beijing

2013-11-20 16:52:44

The book New Energy Revolution: The Power to Change China and the World has been released in Beijing on November 20, 2013.