Go West

2012-05-29 10:50:11

While the publishing industry has been struggling to make ends meet in the last five years, Chinese company CYPI Press has done well by having its business based overseas.

Acquisition is the way for Chinese publishing companies

2012-05-29 10:23:47

Phoenix Publishing & Media Group announced its foray into the UK during 2012 London Book Fair, joining the increasing number of Chinese publishers who are going abroad.

A classy little primer on the country's education

2012-05-22 14:07:10

Lisa Carducci has no intention of leaving China. The educator, philanthropist and writer who has lived in the country since 1991 is among the first to receive permanent resident status in China.

A blind woman's talent for words

2012-05-22 10:15:31

Shi Ran's computer doesn't have a screen - she doesn't need it.

Reading without seeing

2012-05-22 09:40:46

A library for people with visual disabilities is rewriting the book on providing services for the blind.

Publisher seals China connection with her art book

2012-05-15 14:29:52

Canadian publisher Pia Copper personifies the characteristics of a rat, the Chinese horoscope year in which she was born.

Excerpts from Liu's work

2012-05-15 14:23:41

Selected verses from The Three-Character Primer of Film.

A gigantic talent

2012-05-08 10:15:31

Zhang Wei's writings reflect an amazing stamina. The author who prefers solitude shares the secret of his vigor with Chitralekha Basu and Zhao Ruixue.

Anita Leung announces her magnum opus, a trilogy

2012-05-08 11:14:51

Having produced more than 140 books, mostly business-themed novels, Hong Kong writer Anita Leung (Leung Fung-yee) intends to wrap up her writing career with a trilogy called Our Stories.

What they say

2012-05-08 10:14:03

Zhang Wei's spiritual world is full of contradictions and conflicts. This is the source of his vitality and charm, but this is also where his limitation lies.

Rural revelation

2012-05-02 08:09:23

Sun Shixiang, who wrote Story of a God, dies as a little-known author. But his candid fiction on China's countryside is set to raise his profile.

Characters come alive in lively language and dialect

2012-05-02 08:09:23

Author of Story of a God Sun Shixiang succeeds in creating many unforgettable characters, apart from the protagonist, in succinct language peppered with local dialect.