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  • Mo Yan sees income soar following Nobel win

    2012-10-24 13:55

    Mo Yan, China's first Nobel literature laureate, could see his income exceed 200 million yuan ($32 million) this year.

  • Bear story bares different views

    2012-10-23 10:29

    The Practitioner of Snow is the first of Japanese writer Yoko Tawada's books to be published in China.

  • English animal tales now in Chinese

    2012-10-23 10:26

    English author Dick King-Smith is known for his children's books, such as The Sheep-Pig, which was adapted into the movie Babe.

  • Book brews new understanding

    2012-10-23 10:19

    All About Tea in China is an English-language encyclopedia-like volume about Chinese tea that introduces tea drinking, tradition and teahouses.

  • An eye on sci-fi

    2012-10-23 09:30

    Ken Liu's works has brought global attention to Chinese authors, but he views himself as an American writer working in the Western literary tradition.

  • Couple's road-trip romance makes a moving book

    2012-10-22 09:28

    A Chinese girl is suddenly swept off her feet by a handsome foreign traveler who rides into town one day on his trusty steed. Their romance, plenty of drama, is now packed in a book.

  • Told you so

    2012-10-22 09:18

    Author of When China Rules the World says events have left him more than vindicated.

  • Translation tales

    2012-10-19 10:46

    Lin Wen-yueh, a prominent Japanese-Chinese translator from Taiwan, is coming to Guangzhou on Oct 21 to share her experiences in translating The Tale of Genji, a world-renowned Japanese classical literature.

  • Mo Yan's roots revealed

    2012-10-18 11:21

    Everyone wonders what kind of soil nurtured writer Mo Yan. The agrarian hometown of China's first Nobel laureate in literature cultivated his writing.

  • Rowling writes for grown-ups

    2012-10-18 11:00

    The Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling spoke at Manhattan's Lincoln Center to promote her first novel for grown-ups, The Casual Vacancy.

  • Mad dash for Nobel winner Mo's latest book

    2012-10-18 10:30

    A new book by Nobel laureate Mo Yan hit the Chinese market on Wednesday amid "Mo Mania", which has swept the country since the writer was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Oct 11.

  • J.K. Rowling jokes about '50 Shades'

    2012-10-18 10:01

    Promoting her new "adult" novel, J.K. Rowling finds it amusing that the most famous "adult" fiction of the moment is the erotic trilogy "50 Shades of Grey".