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  • Pandas captured in colorful volume

    2012-11-20 11:07

    Penguin released a new title in English, Giant Pandas: Born Survivors, in November in Chengdu, Sichuan's provincial capital.

  • Feminist title wins translation honor

    2012-11-20 11:02

    The Second Sex, published by Shanghai Translation Publishing House, has won the 2012 Fu Lei Award for Translation and Publication.

  • Hainan hosts expo to push reading

    2012-11-20 11:00

    The 23rd National Books Expo is to open in Hainan province from April 19 to 22 next year, organizers announced in Beijing last week.

  • Marketers of e-books seek to develop the audience

    2012-11-20 10:28

    Markus Dohle, chairman and CEO of Random House, says that to fit into the global trend of digital transformation.

  • Little Sister Duan

    2012-11-20 09:57

    She's the younger sister of a homecoming youth, compliant and sweet

  • Rhythm of life

    2012-11-20 09:52

    As he waits to sign on the dotted line of his Icelandic deal, Chinese entrepreneur Huang Nubo has published a collection of poems about life.

  • Books with legs

    2012-11-14 11:08

    An avid reader says there is no sense in letting volumes gather dust on shelves. Xu has been repeated explaining this since he founded a mobile library in China, which offers books to visitors for free if they promise to pass them on.

  • Self-service school library cultivates reading habit

    2012-11-14 10:00

    Tao Li, a 11th-grade student at Ningbo Yinzhou Senior School, walks into his school library, picks up three books and within 35 seconds, he has completed the entire process of borrowing the books at the book-lending machine.

  • Nobel laureate Mo Yan wins top domestic drama award

    2012-11-13 13:46

    Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan has won a "Golden Lion" Award, for his play "Our Jing Ke", organizers said on Sunday.

  • Hong Kong for everyone

    2012-11-11 14:22

    There are reasons to cross Victoria Harbor to Kowloon, and venture beyond Tsim Sha Tsui and Temple Street.

  • Why vampires? Book looks at science behind monsters

    2012-11-09 10:05

    The Edward Cullen of "Twilight" may be the norm for vampires these days, but fictional monsters such as Dracula originally sprang from the fear of inexplicable diseases and the mysteries of death in the natural world.

  • China Focus: Cultural envoy Han Suyin remembered

    2012-11-08 14:30

    A funeral for Han Suyin will be held Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she passed away last Friday at the age of 96.