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  • A spider spinning webs

    2012-03-06 14:28

    Stationed in downtown Shanghai’s Jing’an district, Guo Jingming’s empire extends from the literary realm into cultural products.

  • Guo Jingming on his latest best seller

    2012-03-01 11:13

    Writer Guo Jingming’s latest book Tiny Times 3.0 has sold 1.4 million copies in the two months since its release last December. It is a new height in the writer’s career: Nearly every one of his eight books have been annual best sellers.

  • The Science Of Yoga

    2012-02-14 11:19

    In The Science of Yoga, William J. Broad brings something unusual to his subject: an open mind.

  • Going Solo, by Eric Klinenberg (Penguin Press)

    2012-02-14 11:19

    Living in families, though traditional and almost universal on this evolving planet, is experiencing an unplanned but effective attack, according to a new book.

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    2012-02-14 11:00

    The setting of Katherine Boo's extraordinary first book, which describes a few months in the life of a young garbage trader, Abdul, and his friends and family.

  • Through a glass, warmly

    2012-02-14 10:39

    Hong Ying has followed up on her two hit novels, inspired by her life experiences, with what she calls a supplement about the good things in her childhood.

  • Contrast@1963

    2012-02-10 13:34

    A book event is to celebrate the release of the book Contrast@1963, which is in a sense three books by three authors hailing from three different places.

  • A who's who of Hong Kong

    2012-02-07 13:15

    Hong Kong has for many years been short of a reference work about the men and women who have shaped the cosmopolitan city.

  • A teacher advocates learning from mistakes

    2012-02-07 13:15

    Yin Jianli's stories and thoughts about bringing up her daughter Yuanyuan have been a constant source of inspiration for parents over the past 16 years.

  • The tale behind the story of The Flag

    2012-01-12 14:39

    The launch ceremony for the book The Flag was held in Beijing International Exhibition Center on Monday.

  • From absurdity to reality

    2012-01-12 14:39

    Author Bi Feiyu says his storytelling has now moved from the fantastical to the literal.

  • Eye off the prize

    2012-01-10 13:56

    The prize-winning author Su Tong says he is not actively seeking more recognition but is keen to write his magnum opus.