Tag Archives: Sveva Casati Modignani

International Bestsellers, October 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: Hungary and Malaysia. Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible from the…Continue Reading

International Bestsellers, November 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: Brazil and Canada. Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible from the original….Continue Reading

International Bestsellers, June 2014

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: Argentina and Poland.  Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible from the original….Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

In a semiological send-up worthy of a Roland Barthes essay, Christine Orban falls head over heels into the gap between le geste and la parole as her latest novel The Silence of Men takes aim at the bestseller list in France (it’s currently at #12). Described as a marvel of “intense, concise writing” full of…Continue Reading

International Fiction Bestsellers

French Lessons Napoleon’s Deluge in France, Coelho in Teheran, and Italy’s Wayward Professor A fiendishly degenerate account of a dead academic leads off in France this month, as the pseudonymous author San Antonio (the late Frédéric Dard) tramples all cultural propriety in his delirious novel Napoléon Pommier. Here’s the pitch: The august Professor Titan Ma…Continue Reading