The literary French connection

2013-09-19 07:47:47

Ya Ding is a man of many titles, but all of them are connected with one country - France.

Translation contest can launch writing career

2013-09-17 07:26:03

The China International Translation Contest 2013, launched recently in Beijing, is calling for entries from skilled translators from home and abroad.

Tokyo War Crime Trial book published in China

2013-09-17 07:26:03

A book detailing the Tokyo War Crime Trials was published for the first time on the Chinese mainland on Sept 2, marking the 68th anniversary of China's victory on the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45).

Parents support stricter rules on children's books

2013-09-14 08:09:29

Experts say publishers are driven by profits, call for classification system.

The write experience

2013-09-09 10:32:08

A program brings foreign writers to Shanghai in hopes that the city would help shape their works. Some came with specific goals: To find good places to kill time, to get lost or to discover new characters.

Chinese literature translation contest launched

2013-09-03 14:28:34

A translation contest of contemporary works in Chinese language was launched Monday to expand the country's cultural influence.

Fair looks beyond stereotypes of Saudi lit

2013-09-03 07:17:26

Veils, robes, conservative and distant. If you still think of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this way, it's time to refresh the stereotype.

20th Beijing Int'l Book Fair kicks off

2013-08-29 09:27:25

Over 2,000 publishers from 76 countries and regions take part in the 20th Beijing International Book Fair in Beijing.

Textbooks on Chinese Calligraphy released

2013-08-27 17:44:30

Chinese Calligraphy, an established step-by-step set of textbooks on the title subject is releasing its international versions.

To know the ethnic groups, read their prose

2013-08-27 14:21:55

Aydos Amantay, a young Kazak writer who grew up in Beijing, pulls the reader's heartstrings with his passionate confession about the loss of his cultural roots.

Mobile library in Hebei is a success story

2013-08-27 06:56:38

A mobile library is proving popular with book lovers in Shijiazhuang.

Shanghai Metro offers passengers books to borrow

2013-08-27 10:29:11

Shanghai's Metro Line 2 is turning a new page with a library taking literally an online approach.