The Atlantic: Best Sellers Abroad – China

From the Atlantic Monthly, the “top ten works of non-fiction [in China], as of January 2005, based on sales data compiled by the Beijing Open Book Market Consulting Center.” Number one: “No Excuse, by Ferrar Cape. Written in Chinese, purportedly by an American, this self-help guide urges adherence to what it calls West Point’s most important motto: ‘Failure is not an option.'”

For more on reading habits in China, see here.

April 17, 2005 7:57 PM
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