BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- In a easy but elegant bookstore, Chinese language novelist Liu Zhenyun hosted a livestream, main readers in touring world literature, a sideline session of the Beijing Worldwide E-book Truthful (BIBF). The twenty eighth BIBF kicked off on Sept. 14 on the China Worldwide Exhibition Middle in Beijing's Shunyi District. Internet hosting greater than 2,200 exhibitors from 105 international locations and areas and displaying some 300,000 books, it's the first main worldwide e book honest being held on-line and offline amid the COVID-19 pandemic. PASSION FOR READING Persons are more and more embracing studying in China. Per capita studying quantity for paper books was 4.70 and three.29 for digital books in 2020, with each figures larger than these in 2019, based on a nationwide survey launched in April by the Chinese language Academy of Press and Publication. A separate report carried out by consulting agency iResearch in cooperation with Chinese language e-commerce large JD.com stated a major proportion of individuals devoted extra time to studying in 2020, as restrictions from COVID-19 precipitated folks to spend extra time at house. In line with the report, greater than 46 p.c learn extra paper books, 59.6 p.c learn extra digital books and 58.8 p.c listened to extra audiobooks.
Final September when Sinan Mansions reopened after greater than 200 days of interruption as a result of coronavirus, a whole lot of bookworms lined up on the door of the century-old redeveloped residential complicated in Huangpu District, Shanghai, an space identified to host literary greats.» Read more from www.bignewsnetwork.com