Statistics from BookNet Canada reveal the best-selling books of 2016, along with a stable Canadian book market and growing online book sales.
Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK’s new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen.
From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year.
Selling well in France, controversial François Mitterand books, love letters for the former president’s mistress, are on offer to international publishers.
‘Bond was, and is, pure escapism. Bourne reflects the world around him,’ says author Eric van Lustbader, who is at work on the 11th Jason Bourne novel.
One of the nation’s largest, Mexico’s bookstore chain named for Mahatma Gandhi increasingly depends on non-book sales to stay ahead, according to the company’s marketing manager.
Ullstein and Bonnier UK are launching a new digital imprint called Manilla that will publish English ebook editions of bestselling German fiction.
After years of writing about radicalization and terrorism in the Middle East, Arab authors are now in the spotlight in France as readers try to understand the recent Paris attacks.
The bestselling novels in Germany in 2015 were diverse, from children’s to crime, new voices to established authors, with plenty of translations in the mix.
For a long time, Der Spiegel published the only German bestseller list. Now, Bild and Amazon are cooperating to bring a new player to the game.