With COVID-19 outbreaks and tough lockdowns, China’s January-to-June book market growth rate fell back, all sales channels impacted.
The ‘Booker Prize Book Club Challenge’ will be won by a book club that produces the most impressive social media for the shortlist.
The American book market, in NPD’s report, ‘maintained its strength in June, adding 1.8 million print units over the previous five weeks.’
The Moore Prize for Human Rights Writing honors fiction and nonfiction with a longlist of titles you may not know.
Administered by the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, the Desmond Elliott Prize honors an author’s first published novel.
Emotional content from a favorite author and strong annual ‘618’ promotions boosted China’s charts in May.
‘Our neurodiversity is a gift,’ as Pan Mac/Picador’s commentary about Jen Hadfield’s ‘The Stone Age’ positions her ‘visionary panpsychism.’
Nonfiction showed some strength, online literature was less buoyant in fiction, and Ultraman held his lead in China’s bestsellers in April.
News from publishers and agents today comes from England, Norway, Italy, Germany, and Finland–where Max Seeck rules in rights sales.
The Lambda Literary Awards’ digital 2022 presentation named winners from a pool of 120 shortlisted finalists.