In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors.
Fiction bestsellers in China last year were dominated by non-Chinese authors, according to OpenBook, while homegrown authors sold better in nonfiction.
Roughly 60 Specsaver Bestsellers were fêted overnight (January 25) at London’s May Fair Hotel, with Nielsen Book determining which titles sold 250,000, 500,000, and 1 million units in 2017.
This month, Chinese bestseller lists from OpenBook and Trajectory show some literary fiction highlights, as well as interest in books on current affairs.
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.
Mexico has become the first Spanish-language market in the Americas in which Nielsen’s research service Bookscan operates.
China bestsellers: As publisher-owned bookstores are on the rise, so are “shared bookstores” where customers are allowed to borrow books.
In China, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair celebrates with more exhibitors than ever. Amazon celebrates 10 years of Kindle with a new list of bestselling ebooks in the US.
Young authors are rocking the Chinese bestseller lists this autumn, as we offer a brief preview of the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair in November.
‘It’s dangerous when religion thinks it has the market cornered on morality,’ Dan Brown told his readers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.