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.
Movie-driven science fiction tops China’s bestseller lists in February, and we have news on the fast rise of ‘paid-for content’ in China.
After joining the ‘polite, orderly, unthreatening and, frankly, very British’ Brexit protest of the weekend, Richard Charkin turns to surprise bestsellers.
The UK’s 2018 bestselling fiction, nonfiction and children’s titles for 2018 are honored by Nielsen in its annual ceremony in London.
OpenBook data reveals China’s bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles.
BookNet Canada releases the country’s bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles.
In fiction, thriller writer Sebastian Fitzek tops the list of Germany’s bestselling books in 2018. In nonfiction, the top-selling title is Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming.’
An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or ‘singles day’ provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November.
They’re reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada’s big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018.