This week's hot books include a new thriller series from Sweden that has sold in a flurry of sales, and a Polish thriller that sold for world English rights.
The number of exhibitors is up at this year's fair over 2017 and the U.K. Pavilion returns to Taipei after a 17-year absence.
Tim Godfray, chief executive of the U.K.-based Booksellers Association (BA) since 1984, is stepping back his day-to-day management responsibilities. Meryl Halls is moving is becoming managing director, while Godfray transitions into the role of executive chair of the BA Group.
This week's hot books include a title about the history of maps and a take on the politics of power from a popular U.K. blogger and self-described "radical black feminist."
Eric Vuillard’s Goncourt Prize–winner The Agenda, a historical novel about the Nazi annexation of Austria, remained at #1 in France.
Unit sales of print books fell 4% in Canada in 2017, compared to 2016, while dollar sales dropped 3%. The figures were released by BookNet Canada’s sales tracking service.
A French lifestyle book, a Spanish thriller and a reissued quartet of Italian crime novels are among the books generating buzz this week.
In France, the fiction bestseller list at the end of November was crowned by a pair of prizewinning novels about World War II.
This week's hot books include a Dutch novel selling in several territories and a debut Australian novel sold to Small Beer Press.
This week's hot literary properties include a Dutch series of "fill-in" books, an Australian debut novel, and a novelization of a Finnish superhero film.