2014 has been a good year for French publishers with strong foreign rights sales of several titles, including Nobel Prize-winner Patrick Modiano’s novel.
Browsing by topic: bestsellers
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.
Young Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi is making waves, recently with translations of novels by Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. We talk to its founder.
The re-booted iteration of Oprah’s influential book club is leveraging multiple platforms in print and digital for maximum exposure and engagement.
The French lament that Anglophone markets remains closed to them, even to bestsellers. Why? Is it because the Anglos are parochial or is it something about the books?
Today, self-help is a $1 billion annual business in the United States. It has been around for thousands of years, and it has been loved and hated for just as long.
Seth Godin traces the ups and downs of the independent bookstore since WWII, while proclaiming that today is a golden age for books, crediting Amazon.
Bestselling phenomenon Father Marcelo Rossi’s new book Kairós shot to the top of the Brazilian bestseller list, while Dan Brown took the top slot among foreign authors.
This week’s publishing news from Brazil: 25,000 Portuguese ebook titles are now available; Silver Linings Playbook takes the top spot on the foreign bestseller list.
Tokyo’s Discover 21 publishing house, now launching in New York, has published a string of bestsellers at home by asking authors to address real-world issues with originality.