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China bookshops offer an old-school reading experience in the digital age

Amazon may have changed the book industry with cheaper online offerings, but a new generation of physical bookstores in China are bucking the trend, offering coffee, free Wi-fi, comfortable sofas for readers and even art classes

29 May 2018 - 6:19PM

Amazon may have changed the book industry with cheaper online offerings, but a new generation of physical bookstores in China are bucking the trend, offering coffee, free Wi-fi, comfortable sofas for readers and even art classes

China bookshops offer an old-school reading experience in the digital age
How China’s iconic White Rabbit sweets went from a Shanghai favourite to being known the world over

After first appearing in the 1940s, the candy’s iconic branding and edible rice paper wrapping gave it a special place in China’s collective memory and history. They are now exported to more than 40 countries worldwide

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

After first appearing in the 1940s, the candy’s iconic branding and edible rice paper wrapping gave it a special place in China’s collective memory and history. They are now exported to more than 40 countries worldwide

How China’s iconic White Rabbit sweets went from a Shanghai favourite to being known the world over