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  • Exploring the 'chengdu triangle'

    2011-12-23 09:20

    John and Doris Naisbitt's latest work examines the successful pioneering solutions of Sichuan's provincial capital in impressive detail.

  • New book reveals all about cursive script

    2011-12-22 15:23

    Scholar and calligrapher Tian Xuzhong from Sichuan province has launched A History of Chinese Cursive Script Art, the first book of its kind, in Beijing on Dec 15.

  • Ranking the books

    2011-12-20 10:05

    The best selling imported business and investing TITLES on amazon.cn.

  • Many kinds of best-sellers in 2011

    2011-12-20 09:38

    There were many kinds of best-sellers in 2011 and they sold in different ways. Some were meant for success, some were surprises, and some thrived on the Internet alone.

  • Book clubs start a new chapter

    2011-12-19 14:58

    Every last Tuesday of the month, a group of women lay claim to the long wooden table at 12sqm bar on Beijing's Nanluoguxiang.

  • Yan's works in english

    2011-12-16 15:53

    Fusang, a 20-year-old woman, is kidnapped from her village in China, taken to San Francisco and sold into prostitution.

  • In her grandfather's footsteps

    2011-12-16 14:39

    Yan Geling's latest novel is based on her grandfather and was a work of self-discovery, she says.

  • Prosing the question

    2011-12-15 17:08

    A Japanese poet, who says he'll turn down the Nobel he's likely to win, wonders about humankind's place in the universe.

  • China gives its judgment on foreign literature

    2011-12-09 11:11

    British writer Richard Francis, French writer Jean-Christophe Rufin and Russian writer Olga Slavnikova were in Beijing recently to receive the 21st Century Best Foreign Novel of the Year Award.

  • New chapter in Asia's English writing

    2011-12-09 11:09

    One of the reasons why the otherwise peripatetic Xu Xi has been living mostly in Hong Kong for the last two years is her commitment to facilitating the rise of new writing from Asia.

  • No pause at menopause

    2011-12-09 10:44

    A new collection of short stories from Xu Xi focuses on themes close to the author's heart - namely mature women, sex and Hong Kong.

  • Longest Chinese novel selling well

    2011-12-07 13:11

    Novelist Zhang Wei's latest epic You Are on the Highland has sold 500,000 copies since it was published in March 2010.