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China’s Book Market: A 2019 Update From the OpenBook Beijing Conference
January 17, 2020 at 3:36 am

As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles. The post China’s Book Market: A 2019 Update From the OpenBook Beijing Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2019: Fiction, Nonfiction, Self-Help
January 15, 2020 at 4:30 am

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. The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2019: Fiction, Nonfiction, Self-Help appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Publisher Marion Charlet in Avignon: ‘Operate Within a Niche’
January 13, 2020 at 6:30 am

French editor and archeology expert Marion Charlet says that if you 'never hesitate to knock on doors,' niche publishing can work in France. The post Publisher Marion Charlet in Avignon: ‘Operate Within a Niche’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

CCC’s Roy Kaufman: New Year, New DEAL, and Pressure Points Ahead
January 10, 2020 at 1:30 am

As 2020 rolls in, Copyright Clearance Center's Roy Kaufman looks at key developments in STM publishing–with advice for what lies ahead. The post CCC’s Roy Kaufman: New Year, New DEAL, and Pressure Points Ahead appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year
January 8, 2020 at 1:30 am

With ongoing operations in Europe and North America, the Russian children's book publisher will focus in 2020 on Japan, China, and Vietnam. The post Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction 2020 Jury Features Lee Child
January 7, 2020 at 4:10 am

Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, is among the jurors for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, which will issue its longlist in July. The post UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction 2020 Jury Features Lee Child appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Words Without Borders January: Translations That Travel Well
January 6, 2020 at 7:30 am

In its year-opening issue, Words Without Borders collects travel writing from nine authors, translated from German, Polish, Norwegian, Hungarian, and more. The post Words Without Borders January: Translations That Travel Well appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.