A funeral for Han Suyin will be held Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she passed away last Friday at the age of 96.
The bookshelves of Chinese state leaders are sometimes a source of curiosityfor ordinary readers to understand their personal interests or possible policy orientations.
The Three Body trilogy, one of the most popular Chinese-language science fiction novels, will be published in English next year, according to the publishing company on Wednesday.
Everyone knows carrots are good for your sight, but what about durians and marigolds?
"GET OUT OF MY ROOM!" are the first words yelled by Bella, the central character in "My Big Shouting Day", winner of the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny prize in the category aged six and under.
At the age of 19, Zhang Xianliang moved to the Ningxia Hui autonomous region and began to write. In 1957, he was sentenced to 20 years in a labor camp after publishing a poem critical of the authorities.
For 30 years, potato farmer Zhang Lian plowed his fields during the day and wrote poetry at night. In the harsh environment of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, writing was his only hope and provided a source of spiritual solace.
Chinese-British writer and physician Elizabeth Comber, whose pen name was Han Suyin, died at the age of 95 on Friday at her home in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Pearson Group announced a merger plan between its publishing arm Penguin and German publisher Bertelsmann's Random House on Monday.
A book fair opened in Krasnoyarsk in Russia's Siberia on Wednesday.
Nobel Literature Laureate Mo Yan said he hopes other Chinese writers and artists can receive more attention now.
Few Chinese authors have had the chance to compete for the Nobel Prize for Literature because of the lack of nominations from China, says Kjell Espmark, a Nobel Committee member.