Beijing OpenBook researchers say that from January to June this year, both physical and digital retail have been lagging.
Rights Roundup: Early Spring Titles From Seven Markets
Today’s Rights Roundup brings together work from Bogota, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway, emphasizing fiction.
‘Crisis and Changes’ in China: Insights From Beijing OpenBook’s Conference
With physical retail down, 2020 was the first year in which Beijing OpenBook tracked a downturn in the Chinese book market since 2000.
Rights Roundup: Titles Selling Amid the Pandemic
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.
NPD: ‘A Decade of Personal Exploration’ Ahead in US Self-Help Books
With journaling books alone rising from fewer than 50,000 units in 2015 to 700,000 in 2019, creativity, motivation, and inspiration are booming.
Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2019: Fiction, Nonfiction, Self-Help
In a strong year for nonfiction sales, Germany’s bestsellers of 2019 reflect a robust group of fiction and nonfiction titles by new and familiar authors.
Rights Roundup: A Season of Sales
From Italy, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands, here’s a year-end look at titles with tidings of brisk rights activity.
A Short History of Self-Help, The World’s Bestselling Genre
Today, self-help is a $1 billion annual business in the United States. It has been around for thousands of years, and it has been loved and hated for just as long.
India’s Imported Enlightenment
As India becomes increasingly globalized, readers are snapping up new spirituality, self-help and diet books — many of them inspired by ideas from overseas.
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