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  • Cursed Child Tops in Germany

    German readers were as wrapped up in Pottermania as readers in America and England in July, as the eighth installment in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2, took the top of the fiction chart in Germany at the end of July.

  • Behind the Dutch Bestseller, 'The Ice-Cream Makers'

    A novel about an heir to an ice cream dynasty, by an Indian-born and Holland-based author, is having a moment in Germany.

  • Behind the Italian Bestseller, 'Sleepless Nights,​ Kisses for Breakfast'

    This memoir by a designer and cartoonist is topping the charts on Amazon in Italy, and has sold to publishers in five countries. The book's agent, Laura Ceccacci, says the author initially gained a following through his lighthearted posts on Facebook.

  • Thrillers Hot in June

    Thrillers Hot

  • Behind the German Bestseller, 'Unterleuten'

    The latest novel by the lauded German author Juli Zeh has spent over 15 weeks on the 'Der Spiegel' bestseller list, after drawing strong early reactions from critics and booksellers.

  • International Bestsellers: May 2016

    An open letter written by a man whose wife was killed in the Paris terrorist attacks is among the bestselling titles in Europe for May.

  • What Brexit Means for Book Publishing

    The editor of the London-based book trade BookBrunch, Neill Denny, offers his take on the implications of the historic vote that just wrapped in the U.K.

  • Behind the UK Bestseller, 'Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home'

    This nonfiction book by a Swedish adventurer who befriended a stray dog on a grueling trek in South America has become an unexpected hit in the U.K.

  • Canada Welcomes Its Largest Writers' Conference

    This Wednesday, the first Canadian Writers' Summit (CWS) kicks off in Toronto. The four-day event, which features more than 200 speakers and panelists, will be the largest event of its kind in Canada.

  • Rakuten Shuttering Its U.K. Marketplace

    The Japanese e-tailer Rakuten has announced that its U.K. marketplace operation will be offline by August. Formerly known as, the website, which Rakuten bought five years ago, was once the country's second-largest online retailer of books.

  • Behind the Finnish Bestseller, 'The Light Behind the Eyes'

    Tommi Kinnunen’s 'The Light Behind the Eyes,' is burning up the charts in Finland thanks to a strong critical reception and the ongoing success of his previous novel.

  • Aussie Booksellers Join Fight Against U.S./U.K. Book Imports

    The Australian Booksellers Association has joined with other members of the country's publishing industry to protest a government proposal to allow booksellers to import U.S. and U.K. books without restrictions.

  • Behind the Italian Bestseller, 'The Physics of Love'

    'The Physics of Love,' about a woman who finds herself torn between her husband and another man, has been a mainstay on the local bestseller list since its March release.

  • Euro Politicos Top Nonfiction Lists Overseas

    Guillaume Musso’s "Brooklyn Girl" has Parisians dreaming of Park Slope for the second month running, as the bestseller retains its #1 position on the fiction chart in France for April.

  • Quercus Reveals Fifth Millennium Series Title

    Quercus, the British publisher of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, has announced a fifth book in the bestselling line, set for a 2017 release. Knopf will publish the book in the U.S.

  • IPG Inks Deal to Import Cuban Books

    In a deal tied directly to the U.S. Publishing Mission that visited the Havana Book Fair in February, IPG has signed a deal with a Peruvian book distributor to bring books by three Cuban publishers into the U.S. book market.

  • New Report Shows Importance of Digital to Canadian Pubs

    The third annual report from BookNet Canada, released this week, found that 14% of Canadian publishers earned 30% of their revenue from e-books in 2015, up from 8% the year before.

  • Ghomeshi Signs a Peace Bond; Sexual Assault Charge Dropped

    Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was scheduled to go to trial in June, but the complainant in this final sexual assault trial agreed to drop the charges in exchange for a peace bond and an apology.

  • Behind the Italian Bestseller, 'A Tempest in Four Teacups'

    Federica Brunini's new novel about a group of girlfriends on a retreat in the south of France, released last month in Italy, has hit the Italian bestseller list after just a few weeks on sale.

  • Overseas Spanish-Language Indie Publishers Tackle the American Market

    Traditionally, the American market for Spanish-language books has been dominated by big publishers from Latin America and Spain. But now there’s a new wave of independents making a splash.

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