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.
Voltaire’s Treatise on Tolerance is a bestseller again in France 200 years after its publication as people try to understand the Charlie Hebdo murders.
In India, ‘Runaway Romances,’ ‘Thriller Takeaways,’ and ‘Mythological Mysteries’ dominated the book business, forging a wide gulf between genre and lit.
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.
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.