Publishing veteran Daniel Kampa started Kampa Verlag last year and bought the rights to Olga Tokarczuk’s works—and this year, he’s managing multiple bestselling titles.
With the People’s Republic’s 70th National Day on October 1–and the end of summer’s school lists–books on the regime and ‘light fiction’ rise.
New fiction on China’s bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country’s largest cities.
The runaway pulp fiction icon Surender Mohan Pathak maintains his dominance with the top slot in the fiction category in Hindi bestsellers listings.
Pop-up ‘reading pavilions’ offer sound booths for CCTV fans who record their favorite literary passages and send them to friends and loved ones.
The Top 20 digital ‘most read’ and ‘most sold’ are gathered weekly by Amazon on this proprietary ranking, just rolled out to Germany and the UK.
Only one of the Top 10 performing titles on the Canadian English-language market in the first half of the year was frontlist content, BookNet reports.
The resilience of a Scottish author’s popularity in China puts a third book on the list, and a Frenchman’s business book arrives as ‘The American Trap.’
Marketing for World Book Day boosted titles we find on April’s China bestseller lists. And Albert Camus’ 1942 ‘L’Étranger’ charts for the first time.
Live theater’s popularity among young adults in China–and content in the public domain–have to do with strong performances by titles from two authors.