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Top 12 Articles of 2014 on Publishing in Asia and South Asia

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International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.

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Statistically Speaking, Japan’s Book Trade is in Trouble

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Over the last 15 years, the number of publishers, bookstores and revenue from book sales in Japan has been in significant decline.

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How Japan’s Kinokuniya Innovates, Fosters Growth

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Japanese bookseller Kinokuniya has implemented several innovative strategies to fight declining domestic sales, while still expanding at home and abroad.

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Can an Oil-and-Gas Exec Disrupt the Book Business?

Gordon Ross wants to disrupt the book business.

Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.

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Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

Tom Chalmers

UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.

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South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market

Angie H Roh

South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.

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“Slash Fiction” Thrives in China, Despite Government Crackdowns

Copies of Japanese boys’ love novels seized during the raid in Henan Province.

China’s crack down “slash fiction” and pornographic graphic novels hasn’t stifled the flow of material or its popularity.

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Haruki Murakami Receives Welt Literature Prize

Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is the first Japanese author to win the Welt Literature Prize of 10,000 euros. Join our reading group to discuss Murakami’s literary works.

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From IPR License: Global Rights Scene Shifts East, Goes Indie

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IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.

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On Bringing Murakami to Germany and Beyond

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The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.

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