BEA 2016: One in Five Books Sold in China Is by an International Author

“For many, China is a black box,” said Ruediger Wischenbart, director of international affairs for BookExpo America, as part of his introduction to China By the Numbers, a panel discussion which sought to deliver straightforward data to those interested in the Chinese market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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