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  • 40 of the best Chinese artists

    2012-06-19 13:50

    In her latest work, As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists, Karen Smith chronicles artworks by 40 Chinese artists to capture the essence of the art scene.

  • Book pays tribute to space program

    2012-06-19 13:48

    China has taken a significant step in its space exploration with the successful launch of Shenzhou IX on Saturday.

  • Parenting by the book

    2012-06-18 10:45

    Learning how to be a parent led one new mom to the world of translation, and she tells Meredith Rodriguez that she's learning a lot about herself, too.

  • Writers migrate to the net, reviewers follow

    2012-06-12 10:05

    Earning 1 million yuan ($157,000) a year is a faraway dream for most Chinese book critics, but a new platform may make it possible.

  • Prose chronicles political changes

    2012-06-12 09:58

    Some areas appear to be in constant unrest and wars. In her book, Susanna Cheung Chui-yung tries to find out the reasons behind the conflicts in some areas.

  • From the frontlines

    2012-06-12 09:50

    A Hong Kong war correspondent's newest book focuses on ordinary people in conflict zones.

  • The Italian connection

    2012-06-11 10:38

    Gaia Gaja thinks Italian wines are perfect for the Chinese palate.

  • Green Lantern comes out of the closet

    2012-06-05 10:15

    He might be Green Lantern, but one of America's most enduring comic book characters is turning rainbow colored as the latest superhero to come out as gay.

  • Rare Tintin cover fetches $1.6 million

    2012-06-05 10:11

    A rare 1932 cover illustration of Tintin in America by Herge, the artist who dreamed up the boy reporter, fetched a record 1.3 million euros at an auction in Paris.

  • Lin Jinlan short story award is launched

    2012-06-05 10:08

    People's Literature magazine and Wenzhou municipal government launched the Lin Jinlan Short Story Prize.

  • All-media conference introduced to China

    2012-06-05 10:06

    The Frankfurt Book Fair has introduced its all-media platform StoryDrive, for the first time to China.

  • Pictorial book of Indian poet fosters bilateral ties

    2012-06-05 10:03

    Rabindranath Tagore in Shanghai, a Chinese-English compendium of rare images of the Indian poet's visits to China in the 1920s, is, in fact, a lot more than what the title suggests.