- National Library to share digital books
- The National Library of China will share the digital version of more than 1 million books, 180,000 documents in foreign languages, 700 periodicals, photos, videos and educational material with other libraries in the country.
- Projects to promote Chinese writers
- Launched in 2009, the project features translations of contemporary literature and academic books. With special funds of 60 million yuan ($9.6 million), it aims at selling copyright overseas.
- China writes its way onto the world stage
- Mo Yan's Nobel Prize win has prompted a surge of interest in Chinese writing. Mei Jia in Beijing finds out more. Chinese writers have rarely enjoyed the spotlight as much as they did in 2012.
- Fictional truth to power
- The former secretary of an official executed for corruption has won acclaim with his novels about the dark side of politics.
- Why officialdom still sells
- Though Wang Xiaofang refuses to place his works in the category of so-called officialdom literature, he is still considered an important force of this much-loved genre.
- China basks in newly published Finnegans Wake
- When Irish writer James Joyce published his last novel, Finnegans Wake, in 1939, he claimed the book would only be understood by readers 300 years later. He could never have expected the mania for his book among Chinese readers in 2013.
- Nobel laureate Mo Yan turns professor
- Chinese writer Mo Yan on Tuesday recalled his poor performance at college as the 2012 Nobel laureate was hired as a literature professor by Beijing Normal University.
- A book reading two countries
- NYU professor, and former visiting professor at Peking University, Ann Lee discloses her latest analysis of China and the U.S. in her bestseller "What the U.S. Can Learn from China."