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The Bookworms of China

At The International Herald Tribune, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore reports on the Beijing International Book Fair. Despite official restrictions, the Chinese book market is now the world’s largest, with 7.7 billion volumes...

Five Books on Chinese Language & Culture

Asia Society Director of Education and Chinese Language Initiatives Chris Livacarri chooses five books for The Browser. His picks include histories of China’s languages and its relationships with the outside world, and...

Obituary: David Hawkes

The Guardian ran an obituary of David Hawkes, celebrated China scholar who translated Hong Lou Meng with the title The Story of the Stone, Volume 1, ‘The Golden Days’: When approached by Penguin Classics in 1970, he...




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