While China’s bestseller charts typically feature new releases, under the coronavirus outbreak, the lists have gone into a kind of lockdown of their own.
Characterizing Gui Minhai’s treatment by Beijing as ‘meant to scare others into silence,’ the IPA demands new action on the jailed publisher’s behalf.
Industry Notes: International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. London Book Fair goes ahead.
The January charts for book sales in China strongly reflect the reading recommendations of the national education system.
Our review of December’s bestsellers in the market shows nostalgia and self-help boosting new titles in fiction and nonfiction ahead of the lunar new year.
As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
With ongoing operations in Europe and North America, the Russian children’s book publisher will focus in 2020 on Japan, China, and Vietnam.
The popularity of anime and a moving storyline are capturing Chinese filmgoers’ and readers’ interest in Makato Shinkai’s bestselling ‘Weathering With You.’
Continuing a longstanding tradition of cultural relations between France and China, the Prix Fu Lei this year features works by Foucault, Céline, and Adimi.
Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair.