The Chinese character 書 (shū) stands for a book, letter, written document, or writings.
A new book available in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Changchun Hunger Siege, discloses for the first time that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) intentionally starved hundreds of thousands of civilians in the siege of Changchun 70 years ago.
American-born Chinese writer Wai Chim recently launched her latest book, Freedom Swimmer, in Sydney, Australia. Over 50 readers and media representatives attended the launch. Freedom Swimmer is based on the true story of Wai Chim’s father’s escape from communist China.
How many copies of Fifty Shades of Grey does it take to make a fort? A branch of Oxfam in Swansea, south Wales, received so many unwanted copies of EL James’s erotic novel, that staff decided to build a fort…
Even though it seems in this day and age men and women are relatively equal, and share equal roles, there are still some very clear stereotypes.
You may recall a lovely little book released in 2014 called Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience, edited by Shaun Usher.
Imagine this… You’re on a boat and you see an old man with a false leg limp onto the deck. Suddenly, your imagination runs wild. What was that rushing by, surely it had to be a shark; it’s always a…
In his new book, Guido Palau shows us some of his wildest hairstyle designs. Guido is a leading hairstylist on the fashion runway, and has been labeled “The World’s Most in-demand hairstylist” by Vogue.
Book Review: Chinese Bridges, Living Architecture from China’s Past Architects and engineers alike marvel at the astounding feats perfected by China’s master bridge builders from centuries past, making many modern bridges pale in comparison.
The following story is from the book Han Feizi, based on Han Feizi’s political career during the Warring States Period.