China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion

While China's bestseller charts typically feature new releases, under the coronavirus outbreak, the lists have gone into a kind of lockdown of their own. The post China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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China Bestsellers for February: ‘Paid-For Content’ in the Chinese Market

Movie-driven science fiction tops China's bestseller lists in February, and we have news on the fast rise of 'paid-for content' in China. The post China Bestsellers for February: ‘Paid-For Content’ in the Chinese Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers March 2020: Bookstores Buck the Pandemic’s Paralysis

One bookstore company has offered medical workers a lifetime 20-percent discount in China, as the virus pressures normal sales. The post China Bestsellers March 2020: Bookstores Buck the Pandemic’s Paralysis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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This Week's Bestsellers: February 24, 2020

‘Hair Love,’ based on the Oscar-winning animated short, enjoyed a spike in sales after the awards show. Plus Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather’ debuts in hardcover fiction, and Harlan Coben’s ‘The Stranger’ becomes a Netflix series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: February 17, 2020

Fashion mogul and onetime pop singer and reality TV star Jessica Simpson has the #1 book in the country with ‘Open Book.’ Plus Reese Witherspoon and Jenna Bush Hager’s new book club picks make their list debuts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers

OpenBook data reveals China's bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles. The post China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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February 2018 Bestseller Lists from China: Classical Consistency

Time-honored classics from Jules Verne, Charlotte Bronte, Helen Keller, Nikolai Ostrovsky, and Isaac Asimov vied with the endlessly popular Japanese writer Keigo Higashino in China's February bestseller lists. The post February 2018 Bestseller Lists from China: Classical Consistency appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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China’s Bestsellers for 2017: OpenBook Cites 14.55 Percent Market Growth

With figures from OpenBook's 'Reading X' conference earlier this month, we learn that online book sales in China grew 28.82 percent in 2017, year over year, and brick-and-mortar bookstores were seen to erase the previous year's modest losses. The post China’s Bestsellers for 2017: OpenBook Cites... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: A Quick Survey of Bestselling Titles in China

A survey on what is selling in the market based on sales from bricks-and-mortar operations and online portals plus a look at a dozen major publishers’ revenues have revealed some of the bestselling titles in 2016 in China. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China at BEA 2015: The E-book Market in China

Digital reading technology has been widely embraced by the Chinese reading public. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 1, 2020

The #1 book in the country is ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games prequel. Plus Curtis Sittenfeld reimagines the life of ‘Rodham,’ and Bill Gates sends Disney exec Robert Iger on a wild ride. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 25, 2020

‘The Henna Artist’ Alka Joshi’s debut novel the Reese’s Book Club pick for May, debuts at #16 in hardcover fiction. Plus pair of backlist titles offering advice on coping with adversity have seen renewed interest since Covid-19 took hold in the U.S., and Scott Turow returns for ‘The Last Trial.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 18, 2020

‘All Adults Here’ by Emma Straub, the May Read with Jenna pick, debuts at #5 in hardcover fiction. Plus Mary Kay Andrews and Jennifer Weiner release their summer reads, and Katherine Applegate returns with ‘The One and Only Bob.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 11, 2020

Amid a global pandemic, thousands of people are reading... ‘The End of October,’ about a fictional pandemic. Plus ‘Good Morning America’ book club pick ‘Oona Out of Order’ cracks the fiction list, and the Hulu adaptation of ‘Normal People’ boosts paperback sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 4, 2020

Stephen King takes to his couch to read from ‘If It Bleeds,’ the #2 book in the country. Plus Glennon Doyle talks up new books by Jen Hatmaker and Sue Monk Kidd, and 2004’s ‘The Great Influenza’ makes a comeback. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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