December 23, 2022 Issue #1

A Message from the CEO

This is the foreword of first release of Bookdao Outlook, a message from the CEO - Ms. Yanhong Kong.

National Public Library Cardholders Exceed 100 Million

According to the Department of Public Services of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, by the end of 2021, the actual number of readers of public libraries nationwide exceeded 103 million.

The 2022 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair

From December 2nd to 4th 2022, the 9th China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) was held at the West Bund Art Center in Xuhui District, Shanghai.

FLTRP and Springer Nature Group Celebrate 10th Anniversary of China-Themed Book Partnership

On November 23, 2022, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP) and Springer Nature Group celebrated the 10th anniversary of their China-themed book collaboration.

Preparation of the "Code of Conduct for Online Marketing of Books"

On November 21, the preparatory work meeting of the Online Distribution Working Committee was held via video conference.

CITIC Publishing House and Eggor form Exclusive Strategic Cooperation to Enter the Metaverse

CITIC Cooperative and Eggor decided to join forces and work together to cooperate in the fields of web 3.0, Metaverse, digital art, and blockchain entity applications.

The Market Size Will Reach RMB 92.63 Billion in 2026, Who Is Consuming Digital Collectibles?

In addition to the direct economic benefits brought by selling in the primary market of digital collectibles, the market size associated with digital collectibles in China is expected to reach RMB 92.63 billion in 2026, bringing an incremental increase of nearly 100 billion to the economy.

SDX Joint Publishing “a Historical yet Fashionable” Company: Talks with Xiao Qiming

The year 2022 marks the 90th anniversary of the founding of Joint publishing. On this special occasion, Bookdao invited Xiao Qiming, Executive Director of Joint Publishing, to talk about the development of this historic publishing house.

Under Pandemic, Integration Development and a Composite Talent Team Are the Keys:Talks with Wang Yan

Wang Yan repeatedly emphasized that talent is the key to the continued prosperous development of the publishing industry while introducing her experience and future development strategies during her interview with Bookdao.

A “Multi-Faced” Sontag: Talks with Yao Junwei

As a symbol of American culture in the 20th century, Susan Sontag is known as “the public conscience of the American” and her life is closely related to the history of cultural development in the United States and the world. In order to learn more about Sontag and the publication of this work, Bookdao interviewed Yao Junwei.

A Fantasy Novel that Lets Children Experience Growth:Talks with Yuan Xiaofang

Yuan Xiaofang, the author, was the editor-in-chief of Bertelsmann Book Club and the general manager of Bertelsmann Asia Publishing. With more than twenty years of creative experience, she hides a creative ambition in this adventure novel, which is to write a better work than Harry Potter.

The Translated Children’s Book List from The Most Recommended Books

The 20 books included in this month's children's list come from 9 different countries, with the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan dominating. Popular science books have become a hot topic.

The Translated Lifestyle Book List from The Most Recommended Books

The 20 books on this month's list come from 8 different countries, with the United States, and the United Kingdom dominating. Most of the topics focus on the psychology of people's inner needs but also include workplace skills, diet, escape, and sports.

The Translated Literature Book List from The Most Recommended Books

This month's list features 20 books by authors including Abdulrazak Gurnah, Nobel Laureate in Literature, as well as Ursula Le Guin, a master of fantasy literature, with a variety of subjects, from short narrative fiction to fantasy, as well as essays and poetry.

The Translated Humanities Book List from The Most Recommended Books

This month's list includes 20 books, and they come from 10 different countries, mainly the United States and the United Kingdom. Topics include history, philosophy, and biographies of people.

Top 50 Foreign Language Authors in Communication Impact in 2022

Recently, Bookdao released a Top 50 ranking for Foreign Language Authors based on the communication impact factor in 2022. Among them, Tanzanian-British writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, American writer Jared Diamond, and Czech writer Milan Kundera are ranked in the top three.

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