Chengdu's history has been chronicled

2012-11-25 16:17:07

The General History of Chengdu has been published by the Sichuan People's Publishing House after nearly 5 years of compilation.

Pandas captured in colorful volume

2012-11-20 11:07:51

Penguin released a new title in English, Giant Pandas: Born Survivors, in November in Chengdu, Sichuan's provincial capital.

Feminist title wins translation honor

2012-11-20 11:02:36

The Second Sex, published by Shanghai Translation Publishing House, has won the 2012 Fu Lei Award for Translation and Publication.

Hainan hosts expo to push reading

2012-11-20 11:00:28

The 23rd National Books Expo is to open in Hainan province from April 19 to 22 next year, organizers announced in Beijing last week.

Marketers of e-books seek to develop the audience

2012-11-20 10:28:12

Markus Dohle, chairman and CEO of Random House, says that to fit into the global trend of digital transformation.

Little Sister Duan

2012-11-20 09:57:56

She's the younger sister of a homecoming youth, compliant and sweet

Rhythm of life

2012-11-20 09:52:44

As he waits to sign on the dotted line of his Icelandic deal, Chinese entrepreneur Huang Nubo has published a collection of poems about life.

Books with legs

2012-11-14 11:08:15

An avid reader says there is no sense in letting volumes gather dust on shelves. Xu has been repeated explaining this since he founded a mobile library in China, which offers books to visitors for free if they promise to pass them on.

Self-service school library cultivates reading habit

2012-11-14 10:00:19

Tao Li, a 11th-grade student at Ningbo Yinzhou Senior School, walks into his school library, picks up three books and within 35 seconds, he has completed the entire process of borrowing the books at the book-lending machine.

Nobel laureate Mo Yan wins top domestic drama award

2012-11-13 13:46:27

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan has won a "Golden Lion" Award, for his play "Our Jing Ke", organizers said on Sunday.

Hong Kong for everyone

2012-11-11 14:22:19

There are reasons to cross Victoria Harbor to Kowloon, and venture beyond Tsim Sha Tsui and Temple Street.

Why vampires? Book looks at science behind monsters

2012-11-09 10:05:13

"When our kids ask for monster stories around the campfire, they are behaving in a way that is not dissimilar to lion cubs," Kaplan said in an email.