SDX Joint Publishing Company

SDX Joint Publishing (Sanlian Bookhouse), the history of which is dated back to 1930s, with the full name meaning Life, Reading & New Knowledge, concentrates on the humanities and social sciences, boasts high fame in academic & cultural publishing in China and gains a reputation for its strong brand identity among readers. Its publications cover philosophy, politics, archeology, history, economy, literature, art, etc. In 2002, SDX became a member of the China Publishing Group. Working towards the objective of "Serve the readers wholeheartedly""and defining "Humanitarianism & Wisdom" as its tenet, SDX always demands itself to be the best and a vanguard publisher. Over six thousand books have been published in the past thirty years, among which Works of Chen Yinque, Works of Ch'ien Chung-shu, SDX & Harvard-Yenching Academic Library series are provided with significant ideological, cultural and social value. Fu Lei's Home Letters, Ba Jin Random Thoughts, We Three (Yang Jiang 2003), John Maynard Keynes 1883-1946 (Robert Skidelsky 2006), and many other cultural readings are always in great demand since publication. SDX is also famous for its series of books like Modern Western Academic Library, The Frontiers of Academia, Culture & Life, New Knowledge, The Origin of Western Scholarly Study, etc., which introduced many worthy foreign theories and academic studies to Chinese readers.

Besides book publishing, SDX is also committed to journals. Until now, Life Weekly has been rated as the most influential magazine in China; Reading Monthly is also a distinctive one among Chinese intellectuals. SDX also operates the first 24-hour book store in Beijing, SDX Taofen Book Store, which won The Bookstore Spirit of China Award at London Book Fair in 2018. SDX's new media platform Zhongdu was selected as "top 10 humanistic and social sciences platforms" in 2020.

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