The ‘future of culture’ and the impact of artificial intelligence are key issues in the 2019 StoryDrive Asia conference in Beijing, May 31 and June 1.
China’s Thinkingdom Media Group’s Kane Press has bought Boyds Mills Press with Kane’s Leying Jiang to head the company under the name Boyds Mills & Kane.
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.
OpenBook data reveals China’s bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles.
Taking the long view on a vast marketplace, this year’s Reading X conference from OpenBook in Beijing focused on reader engagement and content development.
An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or ‘singles day’ provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
The China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair opens Friday under new production arrangements–after Reed’s departure–with BolognaFiere as a co-organizer.
Our September bestseller lists in China, produced in partnership with OpenBook and Trajectory, show the market’s fondness for classics cinematic tie-in editions.