The General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) recently announced the adjustment of China’s “13th Five-Year Plan of the Publishing of National Key Books, Audiovisual and Electronic Publications” and selected 767 from 3,350 supplementary projects applied for by various regions. The Complete Works of Zeng Pu is selected for “Ancient Books Publishing and Planning Project”. It is learned that altogether 63 ancient books are selected this time.
The Complete Works of Zeng Pu, which ranks as a “National Key Book”, was edited and compiled by Changshu Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Film, Television, press and Publication. The edition and compilation work was started in 2016. So far the collation and annotation of the Complete Works have been completed. The Complete Works of 3 million characters will be compiled into 10 volumes according to different genres. It is learned that books selected for “Ancient Books Publishing and Planning Project” will be specially managed according to the “2011-2020 National Plan of the Collation and Publishing of Ancient Books”.