The 8th Jiangsu Book Fair took place in Suzhou and Xuzhou (a city in northern Jiangsu) from July 13 to 16. Over 100,000 books from more than 500 publishers and distributors were displayed and over 170 reading promotion activities held.
The annual book fair sponsored by Jiangsu Provincial People's Government serves as a comprehensive platform for communication between readers and authors as well as for dialogues between peers. Over the recent eight years, it has played an important role in disseminating Chinese culture and piquing the public's interest in reading.[MORE]