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Beijing launches annual reading campaign
The 8th Beijing Reading Season was launched on World Book Day, which fell on April 23. The theme of this year's reading campaign revolves around the themes of the four seasons.
Digital reading does not need to be superficial
More than half of the people surveyed said they prefer digital reading to reading books, according to a survey report published by the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication last week.
Mountain reading challenges booklover expectations
​Booklovers have been flocking to the top of a mountain in southwest China's Chongqing City, not for the breathtaking views, but to read.
China establishes 80 national family reading bases
​China announced its first 80 national bases for promoting reading in families on World Book Day, which falls on Monday.
Cervantes Prize winner dedicates award to Nicaraguans killed in protests
​Nicaraguan author Sergio Ramirez, winner of the prestigious 2018 Cervantes Prize for literature, on Monday dedicated the Cervantes Prize award to his fellow countrymen who had been killed in recent protests.
UK publisher focuses on books about China
​When Paul Goulding began his career in international publishing in the early 1980s, the British man had never imaged that one day he would decide to only publish books about China.
Australia's oldest library works to promote reading among community
​The News South Wales State Library, Australia's oldest library, is making efforts to promote reading and literacy throughout the community, library officials told Xinhua recently.
Free of charge library service guaranteed in Finland
​Digitization and internet have not impaired the role of public libraries in Finland. The libraries arrange lending and reading of e-books free of charge, as well that of traditional printed books.
Mongolia to hold literacy festival in May
​Mongolia announced on Monday that it will hold its national literacy festival in early May.
Kenyan youth embrace reading for leisure and career growth
​Bella Nyongesa aspires to become an actress and motivational speaker when she completes high school education later this year and is currently immersing herself in books that offer insight into the two vocations.
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