As ‘Fuego y Furia’ is readied by a Planeta team of translators for Vintage Español’s North American Spanish edition, ‘Fire and Fury’ is now listed as ‘in stock’ on Amazon.com and selling fast.
BookNet Canada reports that backlist book sales were strong in the English Canadian market in 2017, showing two percent growth in sales and accounting for two of the top five bestsellers.
‘A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.’ The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as ‘a new and worrying development.’
Exact sales figures remain hard to determine as ‘Fire and Fury’ continues to fly off the bookstore shelves and rights inquiries from around the world pour in to agent Andrew Wylie’s office.
A new tax law allows Czech companies to offer tax-deductible book vouchers to employees. Publishers are hoping for a boost in book sales and book prices.
The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn’t a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores.
The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children’s books in China for 2017, as the children’s book sector in China continues to grow.
‘Overall the books selling well’ in the UK ‘are not literary,’ Arts Council England’s commissioned report from the Canelo team announces.
Czech publishers see gains in 2016’s market performance but are concerned about stubbornly high VAT rates and falling book prices.
Publishers and library specialists at the Guadalajara Book Fair look at Mexican-American trade in the Trump era, and bilingual books and education.