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  • Innocent appeal

    2013-08-13 01:06

    There is no time-tested recipe for success but generally story lines that are imaginative, adventurous and with good values fascinate the young curious minds.

  • A book boom for children

    2013-08-13 07:25

    The genre of children's literature wasn't firmly established in China until the 1930s, when acclaimed writers like Ye Shengtao and Bing Xin started composing for the young and Western classics began to pour into the country.

  • Gender intelligence book released in China

    2013-08-08 15:16

    The Chinese version of "Work with Me" is now available in the country, and it's a book that explores gender intelligence in business, while helping business professionals establish a more harmonious work environment.

  • Chinese seed sprouts in US culture

    2013-08-06 10:40

    When Anchee Min came to the United States in 1984, she spoke little English. She had barely slipped through on a student visa granted by an American consul impressed with her "crazy determination" - a decidedly American trait, she recalls in her new memoir The Cooked Seed.

  • Globalization of Chinese culture becomes hot topic

    2013-08-06 10:16

    Are the Palace Museum, Peking Opera and Great Wall outdated symbols of Chinese culture when it comes to appealing to an international audience?

  • Yu hua's major works

    2013-08-06 09:31

    Yu hua's major works

  • Ghost writer

    2013-08-06 09:27

    Yu Hua's latest novel has attracted criticism since its release, but the author defends his work about lost spirits, claiming it deals with the realities of the modern world.

  • West turns new page in thinking on Chinese literature

    2013-08-03 07:35

    Harper Collins recently announced its purchase of Chinese novel Zu Jie by Xiao Bai for $60,000, for publication in English.

  • Western art classic finally translated

    2013-07-30 10:32

    The best-selling classic on Western art history, Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, has been translated into simplified Chinese for the first time.

  • Embracing China

    2013-07-30 09:03

    Kenzaburo Oe has long been interested in Chinese literature and has strong ties to the country.

  • Beyond mere words

    2013-07-30 09:00

    Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe's latest book is his most complex work to date. It evolved after he was forced to defend himself in court against accusations of libel.

  • New book tells stories of US citizens in Shanghai

    2013-07-25 13:47

    Shanghai issued a book on Tuesday that tells the stories of 29 US citizens living in the city.