A stage adaptation and the work of a strong translator were behind some of the standout books on China’s bestseller charts in March.
February’s China Bestsellers: A Crime Drama Knockout
Catapulted to the top of February’s list just weeks after its show’s premiere, ‘The Knockout’ smacks down ‘The Three-Body Problem.’
China Bestsellers in January: A Three-Adaptation Problem
Now with three serial adaptations either on the air or in post-production, Liu Cixin’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ rockets up the charts.
China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline
Overall book sales in China decreased in 2022, but online sales driven by TikTok and other short-video platforms are growing rapidly.
China Bestsellers in December: What the Kids Are Reading
With adults following the animated adaptation of ‘The Three-Body Problem,’ we look at the China’s bestselling children’s books for December.
China Bestsellers in November: Screening ‘The Three-Body Problem’
Anticipation of a new animated adaptation of Liu Cixin’s trilogy drove ‘The Three-Body Problem’ back to the top of China’s charts.
NORLA: Increased Production Grants for Illustrated Books From Norway
Publishers and agents will want to check the criteria to apply for publication and production subsidies for illustrated Norwegian titles.
China Bestsellers: History, Awards, Humor
Awards and screen adaptations drive fiction, while humorous history stokes nonfiction, on China’s October bestseller lists from OpenBook.
China Bestsellers in September: ‘Humor and Wisdom’
Writerly craft, online serialization, television appearances, and studies of loneliness propelled titles onto the September bestseller lists in China.
China Bestsellers in August: ‘Live Streaming’ Drives Sales
New Oriental’s e-commerce ‘live streaming’ product pitches in China are credited with moving books onto the bestseller charts.