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Nonfiction dominates at Taipei International Book Exhibition

‘The Taiwanese publishing market continues to face a downturn with noted declines in book sales over the past few years, particularly in fiction. Book space in the renowned Eslite Bookstore is shrinking, with the space being taken up by nonbook retailers. Tables that in 2015 were full of new literary fiction from all markets are now full of colouring-in books and upmarket lifestyle and cooking titles.’ Read Penguin Random House Australia rights manager Nerrilee Weir’s report from the Taipei International Book Exhibition here.