A cultural exchange between the British Library and partner institutions in China

Treasures of the British Library is a joint exhibition at the National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing, opening on 21 April 2017 and featuring a range of the greatest treasures of English literature, from Charles Dickens’ manuscript for Nicholas Nickleby and Charlotte Brontë’s ‘fair copy’ manuscript of Jane Eyre to an early Quarto edition of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and the […]

Book review and giveaway: The Wanda Way by Wang Jianlin (one of China’s richest men)

The Managerial Philosophy and values of one of China’s largest organisations This book explores the values followed in Dalian Wanda which have made it the extraordinary business success it is today Dalian Wanda is the world’s biggest private property developer, as well as operating in commercial property, culture and tourism Wanda increasing influence over Hollywood, now […]

Bringing Heaven to Earth: Chinese Silver Jewellery and Ornament in the Qing Dynasty

Shining a light on a little-known area of Chinese decorative arts from 1850 to 1930, this lavishly illustrated book presents dazzling jewellery from an important private North American collection. Immortals, dragons, magpies, monkeys and bats populate this pioneering book on Chinese jewellery of the late 19th to early 20th century. In so many aspects, these […]

A Chinese masterclass with Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan

To celebrate the publication of Phaidon’s new book, China: The Cookbook, Jeremy Pang and bestselling authors Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan collaborate on the ultimate masterclass.  This sumptuous, gilt-edged compendium brings together more than 650 authentic, traditional recipes from 30 distinct regions of the country. The book has been lovingly and painstakingly  compiled […]

China The Cookbook – A guide to the world’s best-loved cuisine

China The Cookbook presents the most comprehensive guide to the world’s best-loved and oldest cuisine and its rich culinary history. This sumptuous, gilt-edged compendium brings together more than 650 authentic, traditional recipes from 30 distinct regions of the country. The book has been lovingly and painstakingly  compiled by two bestselling Chinese food writers, husband and […]