The Top25 European fiction books 2012
2013-01-21 21:32:07 by rw

The top trio of the most widely fiction across major European book markets came with little surprise in 2012: It was E.L. James with "Fifty Shades of Grey", followed by Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games", boosted additionally by the movie, and the unbelievable Swedish non-crime novel "The Hundred Year Old Man" by Jonas Jonasson.

But running further down the list, lots of unexpected books have found an outstanding readership in different countries and languages, as our EU Top 25 for the past year illustrates. We compile it, as every year, from the national bestseller lists in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK, by attributing point for the time and rank in the top segment of a market.

The EU Top 25 is a simple way to understand developments and patterns in booming books across different culture.

For an in depth analysis of what may be reflected in this chart, do not hesitate to contact us.

Download the entire EU Top25 with detailed performance information by country here below.

EU Top 25 Fiction Europe 2012

Titles and authors
2012-01-10 13:23:51 by JC

What have been the most successful authors and works recently? In a number of European book markets? In the USA? In China? And in a comparison across the board?

Market analysis, trend spotting and scouting across markets. By author. By genre. By Publisher. By market.

Find out, for example the Top 10 fiction books for 2011 across seven European key markets (France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and UK).