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  • My 30 Years with Lang Lang

    2012-09-04 15:13

    Young and world-renowned pianist Lang Lang has won hearts globally with his skills. But little is known of his father, Lang Guoren, who played a big role in making what Lang Lang is today.

  • 'This Generation' literature series

    2012-09-04 15:08

    This cross-Straits joint-publishing project features nine volumes of novels or short story and novella collections by nine writers from both the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.

  • I'm Lu Xingyu, not Lu Meimei

    2012-09-04 15:07

    Lu Xingyu, 24, publishes her autobiography I'm Lu Xingyu, Not Lu Meimei in response to misunderstandings and criticisms that pushed her to the center of a charity-related storm in August 2011.

  • Hanging Devils

    2012-09-04 15:02

    Inspired by real events, Hanging Devils is a thriller about the struggle lawyer Hong Jun underwent in the first case he took after returning from the United States and opening a law office in Beijing in the early 1990s.

  • China's Road

    2012-09-04 11:20

    Pooling the efforts of a dozen experts on the history of the Communist Party of China, this photo album aims to explain why the Chinese people have chosen and followed the path of socialism, with Chinese characteristics.

  • Chinese and Koreans see eye to eye, literally

    2012-09-04 10:09

    Many single women could perhaps identify with this description: Starting the day sleep deprived, and peeking into the fridge only to find a withered apple.

  • Cross-cultural 'baby'

    2012-09-04 10:00

    A veteran British publisher and a Chinese writer share with Mei Jia their views on the type of Chinese books that appeal to Western readers.

  • Bringing us up to date

    2012-09-03 09:04

    A Dream of Red Mansions has been adapted many times to keep it popular.

  • Between the lines

    2012-09-03 09:01

    Literature teacher Pauline Chen has revised the classic tale A Dream of Red Mansions to make it more accessible to a new generation of Americans.

  • Rise in reading

    2012-08-28 10:08

    CBI dates back to China-France Culture Year in 2004, when China took part in the Paris Book Fair as guest of honor.

  • 3 of the best

    2012-08-28 10:00

    Confucius from the Heart is based on Beijing Normal University professor Yu Dan's lectures on a popular CCTV show in 2006.

  • Foreign publishing companies consolidate China operations

    2012-08-28 09:53

    Foreign books have been flooding China since the May Fourth Movement in 1919. Over the years, translated books have become an important segment of the Chinese publishing industry.