At Frankfurt, look out for these hot titles from Japan, including Asia’s answer to Karl Ove Knausgaard, in the form of a lonely girl lost in the big city.
The Turkish book market offers great opportunities for foreign publishers. Özkan Özdem shares need-to-know information for working with Turkish publishers.
With more than two million copies in print, Japanese comedian Naoki Matayoshi’s novel Spark is on track to be the bestselling Akutagawa Prize-winner ever.
The German digital literary scene boasts a new bestseller list: the Tolino Ebook Bestseller List. Tolino, a German bookseller alliance, is Germany’s counterpart to Amazon.
Pope Francis has given a boost to Jesuit publishers like Loyola Press, which has found a strong renewed interest in its books tied to Jesuit Catholicism.
Ted Cruz’s book was left off the New York Times bestseller list after accusations it was bought in bulk, sparking a debate about how the list is compiled.
Nigeria’s The Sun outlines several factors that are harming African publishing, particularly the inability to develop and support popular bestsellers.
Seeing a boom in YA book sales, Argentine publishers are now chasing global trends and marketing to a younger demographic to help boost prospects.
To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts.
Znak, Poland’s leading literary publisher, is evolving with the times by expanding its commercial list and employing new digital marketing strategies.