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.