New fiction on China’s bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country’s largest cities.
A hot summer’s debate at The New York Times around ‘fake and illegitimate’ online book sales. Amazon asserts a remedy may take more industry cooperation.
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 Tokyo-based bookstore chain is announcing a second venue in the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai store having opened in 2008.
The international bookstore chain adds seven stores run directly by Kinokuniya after the company merges with its US gift and stationery subsidiary chain.
When it’s ‘impossible for suppliers to reach their consumers without’ platforms the publishers’ association argues, market power ‘warrants close scrutiny.’
In a Times report on counterfeited book sales online—and a ringing response from Amazon—a long-growing publishing retail debate moves into the spotlight.
In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out.
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.