Normally slow-moving, bestseller charts in China highlighted nonfiction on legal issues in December.
Our exclusive November bestseller lists in China saw boosts from annual ‘Double 11’ sales and a new interest in traditional Chinese medicine.
The 53-year-old Buchreport, one of the market’s trio of trade publications, was best known for its Der Speigel bestseller lists.
The hit author Yu Hua reached seven spots on China’s fiction charts in October thanks to a 1988 novel’s new film adaptation and its star.
Old friends: Ten of the books on China’s September Top 30 in fiction had each been on the list more than 20 times in the past.
Those busy Bologna Book Fair(s) rolled out a trio of announcements at Frankfurt Book Fair, ahead of the April show in Italy.
As contemporary classics return to the Top 30, China’s bestsellers in August have included a new challenge from relationship-driven fiction.
With summer school titles driving contemporary classics sales, China’s July charts were busy with a robust interest in etiquette.
Both in fiction and nonfiction, China’s bestseller charts in June reflected readers’ deepening interest in national culture and history.
China’s chart-drivers in May: Film and stage adaptations, e-commerce visibility, and a love of ‘addictive’ and ‘fascinating’ history.