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International Bestsellers, September 2018

Every month, Publishing Trends runs fiction international bestsellers lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. This month, our four regular territories are joined by two more: Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as…Continue Reading

International Bestsellers, September 2017

Every month, Publishing Trends runs fiction international bestsellers lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. This month, our four regular territories are joined by two more: Australia and United Arab Emirates. Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible…Continue Reading

International Bestsellers: The Iran-Coelho Affair

Book-Banning Scare in Iran, Expats Unite in Turkey Despite having completed all of the normal and rigorous procedures required to get permission from the government, Arash Hejaz, the Iranian publisher of Paulo Coelho‘s latest international sensation, THE ZAHIR, was threatened and terrified last month by the authorities. The novel was the first foreign title to…Continue Reading