Book lover takes over 1,000 photos of people reading books on Beijing subway

  • Books
  • Friday, 23 Oct 2020

A photo by Zhu Liwei of two passengers reading books on the Beijing subway. Photo: Zhu Liwei

In the past 1,000 days, Zhu Liwei has taken more than 1,000 photos of people reading books on the subway in China’s capital.

An editor at a publishing house in Beijing, Zhu says the photos are an answer to her question: “Are there still people reading paper books?” The question comes up often in the era of omnipresent smart phones.

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