China Bestsellers for July: Entrepreneurism and School Reading Lists Boost Sales

The author, filmmaker, and restaurateur Zhang Jiajia climbs the charts by cross-platforming his own works, while summertime reading lists for students  bolster the classics. The post China Bestsellers for July: Entrepreneurism and School Reading Lists Boost Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales

New fiction on China's bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country's largest cities. The post China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-30 05:30:36 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for November: The ‘Double Eleven’ Sales Boost

An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or 'singles day' provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November. The post China Bestsellers for November: The ‘Double Eleven’ Sales Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction

As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook's conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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March 2018 Bestseller Lists from China: Hawking and an Evolving List

The death of Stephen Hawking on March 14 prompted two of his titles to hit the Chinese market's charts, as Beijing OpenBook evolves its rankings to include more online retail. The post March 2018 Bestseller Lists from China: Hawking and an Evolving List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What to read in April: A critic’s pick of books that aren’t on the bestseller list

From the ‘The Madman’s Library’ and ‘The Best of R.A. Lafferty’ to ‘Dog-Eared’ and ‘The Cookie Chronicles’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

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China Bestsellers: November’s Big Sales Rule the Charts

Major seasonal sales impacted the bestseller charts in China in November, as illustrated books saw strong performances from two children's book series. The post China Bestsellers: November’s Big Sales Rule the Charts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Megha Majumdar’s ‘A Burning’ is blazing up the bestseller list and emerging as the must-read novel of the summer

The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A dodgy dossier? How News Corp hyped a US government reading list into a China coronavirus 'bombshell'

A Murdoch media exclusive about China covering up the origin of Covid-19 appears to be based on an unclassified US state department reference paper It was touted as a world exclusive – a “bombshell dossier” that exposed China’s “batty science” and backed up Donald Trump and US claims that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List

The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: 'Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.' The post Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List

After handling Shanghai International Children's Book Fair's management for five years, Reed Exhibitions Greater China says 'the time has come to move on.' The post China: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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November 2017 Bestseller Lists from China: Literature and Current Affairs in the Spotlight

This month, Chinese bestseller lists from OpenBook and Trajectory show some literary fiction highlights, as well as interest in books on current affairs. The post November 2017 Bestseller Lists from China: Literature and Current Affairs in the Spotlight appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In China: Bookselling Trends and OpenBook’s Bestseller Lists for October

China bestsellers: As publisher-owned bookstores are on the rise, so are "shared bookstores" where customers are allowed to borrow books. The post In China: Bookselling Trends and OpenBook’s Bestseller Lists for October appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for September: The Road to Shanghai

With Shanghai International Children's Book Fair ahead, it's interesting to see young authors rocking China's bestseller charts. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for September: The Road to Shanghai appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for August 2017: Delivery Races

As we roll out this month's bestseller lists from China, the country's second-largest e-retailer, JD.com, is holding a competition to engineer book delivery by drones. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for August 2017: Delivery Races appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at The Guardian

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