Key CPC congress documents to get digital publishing

Several key documents concerning the just-concluded 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC)will be published in both traditional and digital format on Nov. 19, it was announced on Friday. These documents include the report to the congress, the CPC Constitution and a compilation of assorted congress documents, according to a statement from […]

Nobel laureate Mo Yan wins top domestic drama award

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan has won a “Golden Lion” Award, for his play “Our Jing Ke”, organizers said on Sunday. Mo and 13 others won the top prize in the dramatists category. His play “Our Jing Ke” was published with two other plays shortly after he was announced winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize […]

China prints its 100 millionth Bible

China has become the biggest Bible publishers in the world after printing its 100 millionth, according to the country’s only authorized Bible-printing company. On Thursday, Qiu Zhonghui, chairman of the board of Amity Printing Co. Ltd., which is based in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, said the 100 millionth copy was printed in July. […]

Former Chinese vice premier’s new book launched in London

The English edition of “Works of Art by Li Lanqing: Chinese Seals and Calligraphy” was launched here on Wednesday afternoon in the Millennium Hotel in London Mayfair. The book, jointly published by Macmillan Publishers Limited, Higher Education Press, and Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, contains images of 461 seals and some calligraphy by the […]

Books of Chinese Nobel laureate to hit Russian market next year

Books of Chinese Nobel laureate to hit Russian market next year

Books of Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan would meet Russian readers next September, Alexander Shepetina, vice president of the Russian Union of Writers, said Friday. Shepetina, who was attending the International Book Fair in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, told Itar-Tass news agency via phone that Mo’s books would be introduced to Russia for the first time […]

Cross-strait Chinese dictionary published

Cross-strait Chinese dictionary published

Taipei-based General Association of Chinese Culture and Beijing’s Lexicographical Society of China jointly released the Cross-Strait Common Vocabulary Dictionary Aug. 13 to promote understanding of Chinese characters and phrases as used on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. “Although political, social and cultural differences still exist across the strait, shelving disputes and seeking common ground […]

Russian Sinologists published a new book

The Russian-Chinese Friendship Association published a book named “China: in the eyes of Russian friends.” The book contains experiences and reflections of more than 20 respected Russian Sinologists, taking a practical part in deepening the understanding between the two nations. Foreword to the book was written by the chairman of the Russian-Chinese Friendship Association, Director […]

China publishes books on moral issues of officials

A book series expounding the moral issues of officials, the first-ever publication on the topic in China, was released for sale Monday in Beijing as part of government-backed efforts to promote integrity among civil servants. The four-book series embodies the results of research conducted by experts with the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences at the […]

Chinese ancient books sell for 216 million yuan

Chinese ancient books sell for 216 million yuan

Ancient Chinese books have been auctioned off for 216 million yuan (34.2 million U.S. dollars) in Beijing, the auction house said Monday night. A collection of 1,292 ancient books from Guo Yunlou (过云楼藏书), a library belonging to the Guo family in Suzhou of east China’s Jiangsu province, was sold to a private buyer at the […]

An Invitation to ICPC Events at the London Book Fair

An Invitation to ICPC Events at the London Book Fair

Independent Chinese PEN Center (ICPC) is sincerely inviting you to attend its events, “No Enemies, No Hatred”, during the period of the London Book Fair on 15th -18th April, 2012. Present at these events will be PEN International’s President Dr. John Ralston Saul and International Secretary Hori Takeaki, ICPC President Mrs. Tienchi Martin-Liao and a […]