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  • 200 pages 
  • 17cm x 24cm + a 12.4cm x 24cm supplement 
  • Published in Shanghai, 2020  

Created by the magazine lovers behind Shanghai and Beijing’s wildly popular Art Book Fairs, P Pal profiles some of China’s most interesting independent publishers to create “a book lover’s guide to China and its self-publishing.” Plus this issue includes a spiral bound supplement collecting artists’ visual responses to lockdown across China.


In this issue:


  • Artist Wen Ling talks about creation, life, and myth
  • The man bringing Risograph printing to China
  • Self-publishing in Chinese independent music
  • And practical guides to the production, distribution, and printing of books
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