This book is a collection of 79 extracts, all taken from talks, conversations, speeches, questions and answers, instructions and congratulatory letters by General Secretary Xi Jinping from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014. It is divided into 18 topics. This book provides necessary notes to help readers at home and aboard understand China's social system, history and culture. This book also contains Xi Jinping's 45 photos taken at different periods to help readers understand his work and life. Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the Central Committee of the CPC with Xi Jinping as the General Secretary has led the whole Party and the people of all ethnic groups to embark on a new journey of reform, opening up and modernization. In the new practice of ruling the country, Xi Jinping made a series of important comments, put forward many new ideas, new concepts and new conclusions, and profoundly answered the important theoretical and practical problems concerning the development of the Party and the state under the new era, revealing the central collective leadership's governance concept and strategy.