Blog Category - Books

Q&A with Man Booker Winning 'Schindler's List' Author Tom Keneally Ahead of Australian Writers Week in May
Though Tom Keneally is best known as the Booker Man Booker Prize winning author of Schindler's Ark, which was adapted into the Academy Aw
DP A Bookish Guide to Buying (English) Books in Beijing
Everytime I head out of Beijing, bookstores are the first thing on my list.
US Man Credits Chinese Web Novels for Curing His Addiction to Drugs
A US man's claim that reading Chinese web novels cured his drug addiction has been taken as a sign of China's rising cultural superiority.
"Whale Rider" Author Witi Ihimaera to Give Bookworm Talk, March 24
As the first published author of New Zealand's Māori Aboriginal minority, Witi Ihimaera has taken tales that are very specific to his culture and
Author Alec Ash on his Debut Book 'Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China'
Today, Alec Ash is garnering acclaim for his debut book Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China, which intimately details the struggles o
Baking Book and Christmas Special Desserts Release at Comptoirs de France
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Comptoirs de France has released a bu
Fate of Beijing Branches Unknown as Page One Shutters Lasts of Hong Kong Bookstores
The fate of one of Beijing’s last bastions of English books is up in the air today as its parent company in Hong Kong has closed the doors on its
Great Expectorations for 'Spittoon,' Beijing's Newest Literary Magazine
Over 200 people attended the launch of Beijing’s newest literary magazine on Saturday, November 12.
Travels Through Dali With a Leg of Ham: WildChina Founder Returns to Her Hometown in This Beautiful New Travelogue
Standing on China’s southernmost borders, Yunnan’s cultural and culinary complexity have fascinated travelers for centuries.
Turn the Page: Bookworm Literary Festival Indefinitely Postponed; Organizers Cite Financial Difficulties
Beijing's ravenous readers will be left wanting this coming March, as for the first time in a decade,...
MaovemBEERS Brings Together Breweries, Books for Good Cause
Beer bars and craft breweries in five Chinese cities including Beijing will join together on Friday, November 4, for Super Beers for Books, also k
From Stratford-upon-Avon to The Far East: Author Nancy Pellegrini's talks Chinese Interpretations of Shakespeare, Oct. 25
Many native English speakers struggle to understand Shakespeare, so how could the Bard's work ever catch on in the Middle Kingdom?
Mandarin Monday: Author Discusses the 'Duang' Era and Favorite Slang Ahead of Book Talk, Sep 22
Who’d have thought that one of the world's most complex languages could be distilled into a silly meme?
Potterheads: Where to Get Your Hands on 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Beijing by Jul 31
Nine years after the 'last' Harry Potter book was released, the long-awaited Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be released worldwide
Roundabout Book Fair at BSB, Aug 27-Sep 3
For just arriving expats, Roundabout is an organization uniting volunteers in China to help those in need.