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Taiwan libraries see sharp rise in e-book borrowers
The number of people borrowing e-books in Taiwan's libraries rose 30.83 percent year-on-year to 1.74 million in 2018, according to a report released by the Taiwan Library Monday.
Fugu County Library attracts 280,000 visitors
The Fugu County Library, one of the key projects to improve locals' livelihood, has attracted 280,000 visitors since its opening in September of 2018.
Chinese publishers exhibit on Muscat Int'l Book Fair for 1st time
The 24th Muscat International Book Fair opened Wednesday evening and will run to March 2. Attended by 882 publishers representing 30 countries, the exhibition welcomes China for the first time.
Chinese readers flock back to traditional bookstores
Chinese readers, many of whom had switched to e-reading devices and online bookstores, are now flocking back to traditional stores as they are offering a wider range of new products, the China Daily reported Monday.
Bookstores bouncing back amid online onslaught
China's brick-and-mortar bookstores have recovered from a wave of closures and are mounting a comeback.
Chinese design titled world's 'Most Beautiful Book'
Instead of using traditional printing paper to make a book, a Chinese publishing company used food wrapping paper and as a result, recently won the 2019 "Best Book Design from all over the World" competition held in Leipzig, Germany.
Newspaper collector keeps 'diary' of China
​Liu Yuzhi, a retiree in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou province, has collected more than 500,000 newspapers in his self-built libraries, China Daily reported Wednesday.
Former minority fisherman takes next adventure on writing
As the Spring Festival holiday came to an end, Sun Yumin, 58, made his New Year's resolution -- writing a novel about the fishing life of his people, the Hezhe.
National Library receives 120,000 visits during holiday
The National Library of China received more than 120,000 readers during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, the People's Daily said Tuesday, citing statistics from the library.
Targeting Latin America
A major push is now on to take contemporary Chinese literature to an untapped audience.
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