• Prizewinning AI story shows the future is here

    [Photo by MA XUEJING/CHINA DAILY]Possible indicator of things to come as science fiction award won by nonhumanAll-powerful robots and artificial intelligence have long been the subjects of science fiction. Now such technology means that fact is stranger than fiction. A science fiction story,Th...

    2024-01-19

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  • Top 10 words making a buzz in online literature

    China Literature Group exhibits artistic renditions of 150 of its online literature IPs in Dongguan Library on April 22 last year.[Photo provided to China Daily]A list of the "Top 10 Buzzwords in Chinese Online Literature in 2023", co-released recently by The Paper, a digital newspap...

    2024-01-10

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  • Writing his own reality

    Peng Jianbin.[Photo provided to China Daily]When Peng Jianbin was a grade-two student at a boarding high school in Guiyang county, Central China's Hunan province, 24 years ago, as a top student excelling in the sciences, he was looking for a way to entertain himself. Finding that few peopl...

    2023-07-11

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  • World Book Day: Ten books you cannot miss

    [Photo/IC]Editor’s Note:As Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO said, "The power of books must be fully harnessed. We must ensure access to them so that all people find refuge in reading and can thus dream, learn and reflect." April 23 marks World Book and Copyright Day. Here are te...

    2024-05-07

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  • Award-winning author presents novel to mark World Book and Copyright Day

    Chang (left) talks with editor Hu Jia at the event in Beijing on Thursday.[Photo provided to China Daily]In honor of World Book and Copyright Day, Beijing Times Chinese Press orchestrated a special event in Beijing on Thursday, featuring acclaimed writer Chang Xiaohu as he presented his novel&...

    2024-05-07

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  • An appetizing approach to food

    Jerusalem artichoke mousse with edible moss crisps, sun-dried tomatoes and glasswort flowers. CHINA DAILYHealth, nature and sustainability are three concepts that find tangible expression through the art of cuisine in a courtyard nestled in Beijing's vibrant Sanlitun area.Lamdre, a vegetarian fi...

    2024-04-24

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  • New book offers a glimpse into the city's urban life

    My Experience Driving a Taxi in Shanghai[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]Recently published under the pen name Heitao, the nonfiction workMy Experience Driving a Taxi in Shanghaipresents a compelling narrative of various taxi stories from the perspective of an everyday individu...

    2024-04-24

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  • Du Yanglin's Transforming a tale of rural migration and urban struggles

    Transforming,Du Yanglin's latest novel.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]On April 8, a seminar in Beijing marked the launch and discussion of writer Du Yanglin's latest novel,Transforming. The narrative follows the journey of Ling Yunqing, a determined young man born in rural...

    2024-04-16

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