Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers.
China bestsellers: As publisher-owned bookstores are on the rise, so are “shared bookstores” where customers are allowed to borrow books.
The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children’s literature to English-language readers.
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.
Sponsored Article: Crazy Maple Studio illustrates a new evolution of reading, ‘Chapters: Interactive Stories,’ using reader-choice gamification.
The Chinese authorities, says IPA chief Michiel Kolman, “put individual publishers in an impossible situation” in censoring journal articles.
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.
As we roll out this month’s bestseller lists from China, the country’s second-largest e-retailer, JD.com, is holding a competition to engineer book delivery by drones.
From the Global Times: ‘Foreign publishers have difficulty evaluating Chinese literature,’ says a speaker at Beijing’s Sino-foreign translation conference.
As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook’s conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion.