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European authors have China stories to tell

Three writers who took part in the recent EU-China International Literary Festival talked to Shanghai Daily about their work and their impressions of China.
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Apollo 8 risk revealed in Rocket Men

Sweet moments punctuate "Rocket Man," the mostly engrossing book about the historic but sometimes overlooked Apollo 8 mission. 
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Giant exposes 1950s Hollywood

No matter what you think of the 1956 epic "Giant," Don Graham's book is an entertaining case study for anyone who wants to understand how Hollywood lived in the mid-1950s. 
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Scott Wallace: The Unconquered

During a three-month expedition in the Amazon Basin, Wallace uncovered how the Arrow People had managed to endure as one of the last unconquered tribes. 
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Chinese picture books draw global acclaim

With more attention being focused on early-childhood education in China, Chinese picture books are starting to emerge on the global stage.
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Parsing the past to comprehend the present

The Man Booker Prize-winning work "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" took Australian author Richard Flanagan 12 years and five drafts.
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People of the land, voice of the people

Land is the dominant feature in the works of Australian Aboriginal writer Alexis Wright, whose Chinese great-grandfather left his homeland for a hard life Down Under.
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Library on wheels brings joy of reading to kids in Afghanistan

From sunrise to sunset, a bus library drives around Kabul's neighborhoods, stopping in each place for a couple of hours at a time.
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Award-winning writers top the bill at literary festival

Shanghai event continues to attract the best of the world's authors as it enters its 15th year.
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New chapter: a landmark move

From January until April, the National Library of Greece is moving root and branch, out of its 100-year-old home in central Athens and literally into the 21st century.
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