One writer's heavenly mission

2011-10-21 08:07:18

Mao Dun Literature Prize winner Liu Xinglong has been recognized for his poetic evocation of the bitterness of country life.

Climber explores life's peaks and troughs

2011-10-21 10:20:25

Climber and record breaker Thomas Bubendorfer is used to facing death and this has driven him to think about the meaning of life.

Beijing's kids in Wonderland

2011-10-21 10:19:55

Holding The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, 22-year-old Wang Miao says she has finally found her dream job - recommending and reading books to children.

Book fair goers want more literary exports

2011-10-19 16:50:42

Western audiences should have access to more cultural products and publications that convey the views of Chinese writers, journalists and artists.

Grand old dame of Russell Street

2011-10-19 07:53:17

A London bookshop that has been standing for 108 years remains the city's leading store for books on China.

Better read than Red

2011-10-14 07:54:31

Xinhua Zidian ("Xinhua Character Dictionary") has lost its political color and is now a true reference book for Chinese language learners.

From zero to billions

2011-10-14 11:57:31

In just over 30 years China's contemporary art market has developed from nothing to become a huge financial success.

Ranking the books

2011-10-11 11:33:35

The best selling imported business and investing TITLES on

Port city is inspiration for this writer

2011-10-07 16:39:33

For red-haired Sumi Seissinger, Dalian is a delectable place. She can speak for hours about this coastal city in Liaoning province.

Time tells for Eileen Chang

2011-09-30 08:26:43

Eileen Chang's literary career has been a little like her life story - unpredictable and fraught with drama.

'Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose'

2011-09-30 08:26:43

Eileen Chang's works are roses with thorns for filmmakers.

What they say

2011-09-30 08:26:43

Her works bridge the gap between the pure literature that emerged after the May 4 Movement and popular fiction.