Browsing by topic: Asia

In Search of the Chinese Super Consumer

China's Super Consumers

With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.

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New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers

Dignitaries grace the New Delhi World Book Fair this year.

The 9-day New Delhi World Book Fair drew more than 1,100 exhibitors and a million visitors to buy books at what has become one of Asia’s key book fairs.

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Thai Publisher Crowdfunds a Translation of Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Thai publisher, Unlimited Literature, and online store, Readery, have raised $15,000 through crowdfunding to publish a translation of Melville’s Moby Dick.

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The Lontar Foundation Publishes Modern Indonesian Classics

Lies loss and Longing

Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.

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Why You Should Attend the St. Gallen Publishing Course in Singapore?

The Singapore skyline

Looking to build the skills to take your publishing career to the next level? The St. Gallen International Publishing Course in Singapore may be for you.

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China’s “Richest Writer” Now a Divisive Lux Pop Icon

Guo Jingming and Tiny Times Cast

Guo Jingming is often said to be the “richest writer” in China and now as the creator of the wildly popular “Tiny Times” films he likely is.

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Burmese Publishing Recovering from Bribery, Turmoil

Bones Will Crow

James Byrne surveys Burmese literature as it has evolved beyond mass censorship, and sees reasons for cautious optimism.

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After Rights Struggle, Murakami Permits Bengali Translation

Haruki Murakami

The Bengali translator of Kafka on the Shore recounts the challenges of convincing Haruki Murakami and his minders to allow the translation.

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Oui, French Readers are Just as E-Trashy as Everyone Else

France

French readers like many trashy books just as much everyone else; Americans are the most unlikely to finish a book…and more insights from e-book pros.

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How Much Can Chinese Authors Earn? Millions, Actually

I Belonged To You

A list of the richest Chinese authors reveals Zhang Jiajia earned 19.5 million yuan ($3 million) in royalties last year, and he is not alone.

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