Queues were reported in book stores around China as The Selected Works of Jiang Zemin, former Chinese President, went on sale on Thursday.
Branches of the government-run Xinhua Bookstore chain have trucked in tens of thousands of copies to fill their shelves on the first day of its publication.
In Lhasa, capital of Tibet, prospective readers lined up for Jiang’s book as soon as the local Xinhua bookstore opened. Sales assistants, dressed in local costume, were busy helping readers pack their copies. [Full Text]