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298 books win original works prize

12-29-2011 11:31 BJT

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The General Administration of Press and Publications announced the winners of its award for original writing.

More than a thousand books published by over 400 presses from all over the country were part of the selection, and a total of 298 books published between 2008 and 2010 emerged victorious. And the selections were spread over a broad array of categories.

Among them are the humanities and social sciences, children's literature, technology and science.

Xu Gencai, chief editor of China Map Press, said, "The book published by our press covers pictures of the moon and lunar exploration carried out by Chang'e 1 - all of which have never before been published."

Wu Shulin, director-general of General Admin. of Press & Publications, said, "Through the books, we want to show Chinese people's thoughts, creativity, scientific achievements, and leadership experiences."

The prize for original publications has been awarded every two years, starting from 2006. There are a much larger number of winners this year who are exhibiting much higher quality than ever before.



Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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