Tracing grandfather's footsteps

2013-04-16 09:19:01

Journalist Mark O'Neill thinks his destiny and connections with China started with his grandfather.

Publisher savoring return to China

2013-04-09 05:48:46

Niels Thomas finds the capital no strange place while working in the Zhongguancun area of Beijing, where universities and the Chinese Academy of Sciences are located.

Author's hometown draws tourists

2013-04-09 02:07:49

Author's hometown draws touristsTourists swarmed to the hometown of Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, over the holidays seeking inspiration from the famous author.

A novel kind of dying

2013-04-08 23:47:29

"The novel will die and should die," Chinese author Guo Xiaolu predicted at a recent panel discussion on the future of fiction writing at the Bookworm Literary Festival in Beijing.

Book boom

2013-04-08 23:42:24

Springer, one of the world's largest science publishers, is reaching out for more social, economic and humanities titles in China.

Getting kids hooked on reading with mystery

2013-04-07 11:19:26

Testing the limits of his readers' courage with fantastical tales of mystery, mummies and vampires, Thomas Brezina's books grab the attention of his young audience.

Sister act leads to China magazine

2013-04-05 23:18:22

Lin Tengrootenhuysen and her younger sister An developed an interest in China as kindergarten teachers when they began looking after the children of some local Chinese restaurant owners during weekends.

Mo Yan says award led to mood swings

2013-04-03 07:14:08

Sharing a stage with J.M. Coetzee, the 2003 Nobel laureate in literature, Mo Yan revealed publicly on Tuesday his mood change after winning his own such prize.

Translations lag behind

2013-03-23 07:58:40

Russians had their first translation of Chinese literature before the Chinese got translations of Russian literature. But Chinese literature in Russia lags behind.

A long chapter's lasting journey

2013-03-25 11:05:24

William A.P. Martin, the US missionary who first translated Russian literature into Chinese, which appeared in a Shanghai magazine in 1872, would never have expected Russian works to go on a lasting journey deep into the neighboring country.

Expats on the loose in Beijing

2013-03-19 10:13:45

A group of foreigners gathered over the weekend to speak about their new anthology.Unleashing of a Celtic dragon Asian art auction to launch in NYC

Giving chase to a cold case

2013-03-12 15:45:11

Fictional detective Louis Kincaid is back and tangled in yet another eerie murder.Tall tales tell kids all about history