A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)
A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)

Can live streaming help China’s bookstores survive the pandemic?

Independent bookstores try live streaming on platforms like Taobao to reach out to readers, but many hope this will be temporary

Topic |   Live-streaming
A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)
A girl looks up at the ceiling at a newly opened bookstore in Beijing on July 19, 2019. (Picture: Simon Song/SCMP)
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