Normally slow-moving, bestseller charts in China highlighted nonfiction on legal issues in December.
Our exclusive November bestseller lists in China saw boosts from annual ‘Double 11’ sales and a new interest in traditional Chinese medicine.
The hit author Yu Hua reached seven spots on China’s fiction charts in October thanks to a 1988 novel’s new film adaptation and its star.
Old friends: Ten of the books on China’s September Top 30 in fiction had each been on the list more than 20 times in the past.
As contemporary classics return to the Top 30, China’s bestsellers in August have included a new challenge from relationship-driven fiction.
Both in fiction and nonfiction, China’s bestseller charts in June reflected readers’ deepening interest in national culture and history.
China’s chart-drivers in May: Film and stage adaptations, e-commerce visibility, and a love of ‘addictive’ and ‘fascinating’ history.
Three editions of one 2008 book were on OpenBook’s April bestseller fiction lists in China, powered by a new, touring stage adaptation.
A stage adaptation and the work of a strong translator were behind some of the standout books on China’s bestseller charts in March.
Catapulted to the top of February’s list just weeks after its show’s premiere, ‘The Knockout’ smacks down ‘The Three-Body Problem.’