Following in the Khans' footsteps

2013-02-25 14:44:13

John Man, a historian and travel writer, has written three books about the Mongol empire, and his books have been translated into 20 languages.

Stamp of 'Pride And Prejudice'

2013-02-22 17:08:10

Royal Mail postage issues stamps to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the publication of author Jane Austen's novel "Pride And Prejudice".

Love of books and literature motivates this young writer

2013-02-21 14:30:18

Xu Duoyu, a 29-year-old writer, had a successful year in 2012, with his book raking in more than 300,000 yuan ($48,000). Emotional appeal

Weakness for beauty

2013-02-19 13:23:24

After almost two decades as a news journalist, Miao Wei finds solace in creative writing. China writes way onto world stage Fictional truth to power

A life of letters

2013-02-05 11:05:18

Hualing Nieh is a world citizen with roots in China and the United States and she has helped push creative writing from developing countries to new heights.

National Library to share digital books

2013-01-31 15:40:34

The National Library of China will share the digital version of more than 1 million books, 180,000 documents in foreign languages, 700 periodicals, photos, videos and educational material with other libraries in the country.

Projects to promote Chinese writers

2013-01-31 10:32:31

The Chinese Writers' Association is promoting its translation project of 100 works of contemporary Chinese literature.

China writes its way onto the world stage

2013-01-31 10:22:21

Mo Yan's Nobel Prize win has prompted a surge of interest in Chinese writing. The year 2013 is set to witness more excitement for literature. Leaf through

Why officialdom still sells

2013-01-29 10:18:50

Though Wang Xiaofang refuses to place his works in the category of so-called officialdom literature, he is still considered an important force of this much-loved genre.

Fictional truth to power

2013-01-29 10:17:51

The former secretary of an official executed for corruption has won acclaim with his novels about the dark side of politics.

Body of work

2013-01-29 10:17:44

Wang Xiaofang's works receive mixed reviews from Chinese readers and critics.

Emotional appeal

2013-01-29 09:09:09

Zhiyin Magazine has proven that stories that speak to the heart sell. Best-selling list reveals shift in taste Leaf through The people's skyline