The 2021 Hong Kong Book Fair was held for the first time after China's "Hong Kong National Security Law" was promulgated. At that time, some people in the publishing industry told "BBC Chinese" that because they could not figure out the "red line" of the "Hong Kong National Security Law", they could only conduct self-censorship.
The 2022 Hong Kong Book job email list Fair will not lack political books, but there will be further trade-offs in the camp. Wen Wei Po, the official newspaper of the Chinese agency in Hong Kong, said that this year's book fair "emerges books on patriotism and love for Hong Kong"; just published in early July, the fourth volume of "Xi Jinping: The Governance of the Country" edited by the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China The English version featured prominently at the book fair.
Many bookstores displayed relevant works of Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, in prominent booths.
Having published many books that satirize the current situation in Hong Kong, the "Ciwentang Publishing House", which has been participating in the Hong Kong Book Fair since its inception in 1990, did not attend the event this year, attracting media attention. President Peng Zhiming told the reporter of "BBC Chinese": "We have no new book to publish this year. We have lost money in the past two years at the exhibition. I just want to take a break, that's all."