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2013-10-02 23:33:08

While English content going into to China is dominant, a trend toward Chinese content going global is growing. Beijing, CHINA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Publish on Demand Global (PODG) and Anhui Press and Publications Bureau signed an agreement at the recent Beijing International Book Festival through which PODG will release English language versions of a fourteen part series of travel books. Anhui will publish the books in Chinese at the same time and PODG will distribute both versions...

2013-01-18 23:04:00

New website offers complimentary download of The Art of War as well as a new paperback edition at a more than reasonable price. York, England (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 A new website has launched which is dedicated to The Art of War by Sun Tzu. The site offers The Art of War e-book for free download as well as a new paperback edition at a very reasonable price. The first part of the book contains the thirteen chapters by Sun Tzu, without notes, comments or interruptions of any kind. The...

2011-10-22 20:30:00

One of the best selling business books of all time, 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu has been transformed by SmarterComics into a fun, comic-book style format for Android readers. (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 One of the best selling business books of all time, 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu has been transformed by SmarterComics into a fun, comic-book style format for Android readers. 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu has long been renowned as a literary masterpiece, focusing on the strategies and goals of...

2011-10-10 20:00:00

One of the best selling business books of all time, 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu has been given a 21st Century makeover by SmarterComics. It is now available in a creative comic-book style format for iPad download. (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu is heralded by many as a classic guide to achieving victories on both small and large scales. This 2,500 year old piece of Chinese literature is one of the best selling business books of all time, and its' focus lies on the...

2006-05-03 07:14:41

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - You might have expected a throng of local fans when a well-regarded Chinese author spoke at a Shanghai literary festival in March, but Ma Jian's audience, like his readership, had only a handful of Chinese mainlanders. China-born Ma, whose translator-wife and passport are both British, is barely known in his native land, and dissident voices like his are winning ever less sympathy from mainland readers. "I hadn't heard of him before, and it was only when I read...

2005-11-25 08:20:00

By Jonathan Lynn SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese author Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, is also a highly original painter, and a new exhibition in Singapore shows the same struggle for expression and meaning found in his writing. Gao won the Nobel for literature in 2000, the first Chinese to be so honored, when he was already living in exile in France. Both the paintings and his writing have their own distinctive style -- hardly surprising in an artist who refuses to be...

2005-11-21 20:16:50

By Jonathan Lynn SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese author Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, is also a highly original painter, and a new exhibition in Singapore shows the same struggle for expression and meaning found in his writing. Gao won the Nobel for literature in 2000, the first Chinese to be so honored, when he was already living in exile in France. Both the paintings and his writing have their own distinctive style -- hardly surprising in an artist who...


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