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HuffPost includes Understanding China Through Comics series in foreign policy education list

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 26, 2018

Jing Liu's Understanding China Through Comics series has made HuffPost's "5 Graphic Novels That Could Teach Indian Politicians Something About Foreign Policy" list!  Read More

DW interviews Understanding China Through Comics author, Jing Liu on history and comics

Michael Palmer - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Check out this interview with Understanding China Through Comics series author, Jing Liu as he discusses with Germany's DW about the importance of bring the history of China to a larger audience and what the fundamental difference is between Eastern and Western philosophy. Read More

China Comics author Jing Liu embarks on German Tour

Michael Palmer - Monday, June 11, 2018

Jing Liu, author of the popular Understanding China Through Comics series is embarked on a tour of Germany this September to speak about using comics in the classroom to teach Chinese history.  Read More

Chinese New Year 2018: The Year of the Dog

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The dog: loyal, clever, bursting with joy, ever loving and unfailingly gracious—man’s perennial best friend. All of which, with the Year of the Dog officially kicking off on Friday, is naturally copacetic with us. But, in the context of Chinese culture, what is the Year of the Dog all about? And what does it signify?  Read More

Stone Bridge Press' Holiday Gift Bundles!

Thomas Joel - Friday, October 27, 2017

We are happy to announce some new holiday gift bundles to the Stone Bridge Press webstore! Read More

US-China Review on the 'Understanding China Through Comics' series

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The latest edition of US-China Review features a helpful review of our Understanding China Through Comics series–much appreciated! Read More

Stone Bridge Cafe: "夏至 - Xiàzhì - Summer Solstice" by Vivian Wagner

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Stone Bridge Cafe is a bi-weekly online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories, poems, non-fiction pieces, photographs, and artwork from and/or about East Asia. For submission guidelines and info, follow the link at the bottom of this post.  Read More

8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

In this article, Stefan Verstappen, SBP author of Chinese Business Etiquette, offers some quick tips on how to nail a job interview in China:
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Announcing Fall 2017 Books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Dear friends: We are happy to announce our forthcoming titles for Fall of 2017. Read More

​Kids' Book Buzz review of "Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity"

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 07, 2017

Kids' Book Buzz reviewed the third volume in our Understanding China Through Comics series, Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity: The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907–1368), giving it 5 out of 5 stars! 
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