With few details available, the international diplomatic and publishing communities are demanding information on the reported seizure by authorities in China on Saturday of Swedish publisher Gui Minhai.
Despite reporting increasing exhibitor numbers, Reed Exhibitions will ‘move on’ from the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair. BolognaFiere steps in as a co-organizer in Shanghai.
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.
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.