Author's widow claims court victory

2013-06-05 13:27:42

The widow of the well-known Chinese author Qian Zhongshu registered a "temporary victory" on Monday in her fight to prevent Qian's private letters from being sold at auction.

Literary couple's letters off auction amid protest

2013-06-04 11:05:09

A Beijing auction house announced Sunday that it would scrap the auction of letters by a late Chinese writer and his widow upon protest of privacy infringement.

If women ruled the world

2013-05-28 17:15:48

The Chinese edition of A Women’s World, a Better World was launched on May 23 at Beijing’s Page One bookstore.

Author shines light on plight of migrant workers

2013-05-28 02:07:20

Liang Hong's new book, Going Out of the Liang Village, documents life in today's villages, showing things are far from idyllic.

Heart in the hutong

2013-05-28 02:02:28

American author's fascination with people in Beijing's traditional courtyard homes inspires passion for an ancient lifestyle.

Late writer's widow protests auction of letters

2013-05-25 01:39:53

A collection of letters and manuscripts that reveal extensive life details and literary views of renowned writer Qian Zhongshu will go under the hammer in June.

Mo Yan promotes Chinese literature

2013-05-22 09:59:33

Last week, Mo Yan rejoined public events as chair of the International Writing Center under Beijing Normal University, and joined artist Fan Zeng for a conversation with physicist C.N. Yang on "literature meeting sciences", where he spoke in front of hundreds of people at Peking University.

Books with bling

2013-05-20 10:10:10

The Zhongshuge Bookshop, dubbed the most beautiful bookshop in Shanghai, makes it worth paying a visit whether you need a new hardcover or not.

History in images

2013-05-14 00:40:40

There have been many textbooks on the history of China published over the past century. Now, there is a book of photographs charting the dramatic changes in the people's lives.

Former senior Chinese official's collected works published

2013-05-09 09:57:14

A collection of works by former senior official Wu Guanzheng hit bookstores on Wednesday.Graduate-turned-butcher shares experience with alma mater

Ginger vendor's memoir attracts spotlight

2013-05-07 07:11:42

It was a dream come true for Yao Qizhong when his book Diary of a Ginger Vendor was published in March.

New approach brings life to collected speeches

2013-05-07 07:11:42

Former Party leader Li Ruihuan has published a collection of his speeches in a four-volume book Views and Their Statements.