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  • Book fair attracts more digital and foreign publishers

    2013-08-27 09:17

    The 20th Beijing International Book Fair will kick off at the new China International Exhibition Center in Beijing's Shunyi district on Wednesday.

  • Translators need to strike a balance

    2013-08-19 23:03

    Cultural identity, the spirit of introspection and writers'mission are among the topics that Syrian-born poet Adonis explored with Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan and other Chinese writers.

  • Part-time poets are on the rise

    2013-08-19 23:02

    At the Qinghai Lake International Poetry Festival in August, about 150 Chinese poets got together to celebrate.

  • Poetry with power

    2013-08-19 22:56

    In the information age, when poetry has been crowded out of the public sphere by the Internet, television, films and novels, Syrian-born poet Adonis is still enthusiastically greeted by Chinese fans.

  • New children's encyclopaedia published in Shanghai

    2013-08-15 16:53

    The sixth edition of the popular children's encyclopaedia "One Hundred Thousand Whys" has been published.

  • Kids' reading style

    2013-08-15 15:19

    Shanghai Book Fair, which is held during the summer vacation, has been popular amongst children.

  • Shanghai book fair takes measures to cool down readers

    2013-08-15 09:06

    The Shanghai Book Fair opened on Wednesday with organizers taking measures to help shield visitors from an ongoing heat wave.

  • 2013 Shanghai Book Fair kicks off

    2013-08-14 15:41

    The 2013 Shanghai Book Fair kicks off in Shanghai on August 14, 2013.

  • Reading to get new push in law

    2013-08-14 11:06

    China is planning to include fostering the habit of reading in its law.

  • Tiger Moms not always the best parents

    2013-08-13 07:25

    When Princeton professor and author Amy Chua published Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother in 2011, the resulting media melee seemed to tap into a simmering vat of insecurities about the economic rise of China.

  • Innocent appeal

    2013-08-13 01:06

    There is no time-tested recipe for success but generally story lines that are imaginative, adventurous and with good values fascinate the young curious minds.

  • A book boom for children

    2013-08-13 07:25

    The genre of children's literature wasn't firmly established in China until the 1930s, when acclaimed writers like Ye Shengtao and Bing Xin started composing for the young and Western classics began to pour into the country.