Bestselling Fiction in Europe 2008 / 2009: An Extraordinary Case of Diversity within Strict European Contours.
April 18, 2009 by admin
Together with Miha Kovac of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, we did a survey on book bestseller lists in seven major European markets over the past 12 months The top 40 writers divide into 13 writing in English, and 27 writing in other â€“ European â€“ languages, with Swedish (8), French (5) as the strongest, [...]
Publishing going private in China? Probably soon.
April 17, 2009 by admin
Is China ready for the next move in allowing publishers to just mind about their own business? It seems so. The official China news agency Xinhua reports refering to China Daily: “About six or seven press and publishing giants with annual revenues of more than 10 billion yuan (1.46 billion U.S. dollars) will be set [...]