For the love of Wuhan

2013-10-15 07:39:18

Fang Fang writes novels, prose, historical stories and travel logs.

Storytelling queen

2013-10-15 07:39:18

Author Fang Fang says she is full of story ideas but does not have enough time to write.

Mo Yan's Nobel win brings village a change of plot

2013-10-12 00:44:37

Chinese people had never paid more attention to the annual Nobel literature award — which on Thursday went to Canadian writer Alice Munro — than they did last year when Mo Yan became China's first winner of the prize.

Writers chase their authorial dreams online

2013-10-10 07:41:06

Some popular Chinese online writers can make more than 30 million yuan in a five-year period, not only from readers' online payments, but also from the royalties paid by publishers of books and comics, video game developers and film and TV rights.

Chance leads to a divine new path

2013-10-08 07:32:21

Suffering hardships while growing up in rural Shandong province in the 1950s and 60s, writer Zhao Defa rose to fame because of his self-inspired and thought-provoking countryside trilogy that forcefully delves into the intertwining relations of land, rural ethics and politics.

Two writers and a marriage made in literary heaven

2013-10-05 07:37:07

Chongqing-born writer Hong Ying, whose influential works have been published in foreign languages since the 1990s, first met Adam Williams at a friend's party.

Chinese critical responses

2013-10-05 07:37:07

History and time traveling to the past are favorite themes in recent publications that cater to the taste of the popular books market in the country.

An essential expedition

2013-10-05 07:37:07

Hong Kong-born British businessman and explorer Adam Williams has two lifelong fascinations - China and writing.

New book explains Chinese dream

2013-09-24 06:41:35

President Xi Jinping has said that realizing the great renewal of the nation is a long-cherished dream of Chinese in modern times. Now, a new book, The Chinese Dream, launched by New World Press, will explain the dream in detail.

Novel's translation another step for overseas exposure

2013-09-24 06:41:35

The publication of Gao Jianqun's Tongwan City in English marks another step forward in the country's efforts to promote its publications abroad.

History's forgotten chapter revived

2013-09-24 06:41:35

Around the time when Attila the Hun was besieging Rome, Helian Bobo was wreaking havoc across China. Now an account of this fascinating period has been translated into English. Liu Jun reports.

Tapestry of Chinese culture and a Harvard teen's feeling

2013-09-19 10:04:19

Many books have been written about China through the eyes of Western authors with observations usually framed by their own cultural background. But Harvard University student John Thornton approaches the country from a different perspective, unburdened with adult values.