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By     |    Mar 15, 2007   
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A Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers

Reported by Xinhua, Guo Xiaolu’s first English novel entitled “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” was recently published (in Feb.). This is not the first time a writer has addressed cultural differences and conflict between Oriental and Western lovers. But Guo Xiaolu’s novel “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” approaches differences and love in a humorous and touching way, making the journey between East and West both painful and delightful. Published in [...]

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By     |    Apr 2, 2006   
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American Cultural Patterns – A Useful Reference

Although it has taken a philosophical approach, and not very easy to read for non-native English readers, American Cultural Patterns: A Cross-Cultural Perspective is still a quite useful reference for people interested in knowing more about American culture . The book was written by Edward C. Stewart, Milton J. Bennett in 1991. The picture link here will take you to Amazon for more details of the book.

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By     |    Mar 27, 2006   
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Translated books are flying off!

Xinhuanet quoted an article on China Daily talking about the current situation of translated books in the Chinese book market: (BEIJING, March 25) Translated books are flying off the shelves of Chinese bookstores, a sign that converted reading material is becoming a booming market in the nation. Chinese readers are opting to cosy up with titles like “Harry Potter” and “The Half-Blood Prince”, “The Da Vinci Code” and “My Life” by [...]

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