The books most borrowed
literature, finance and management, social sciences, children’s books and about 10,000 books in English for learners.
The number of publishers that have joined the KU service has grown from 40 two years ago to more than 200.
Among the top 100 bestselling titles at Amazon Kindle, 60 are available on the KU service, and they include
by Claire McFall, and Stephen Hawking.
At the moment, among the most borrowed books on the KU service is
trilogy by Liu Cixin. Statistics also show that first-tier cities in China — Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou — are the ones where KU users borrowed the most books in the last two years, followed by second-tier cities like by Hangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing, Wuhan, Suzhou and Tianjin.
Users in developed coastal cities borrowed more books on average. And Fuzhou in Fujian province is the city where KU users most read the books they borrowed.
Separately, Amazon China, which launched its online e-book store in 2012, now has more than 500,000 titles. To cater to Chinese tastes, Ama- Dad Poor Dad Rich
Confident Conversation: How to Communicate Successfully in Any Situation The Skinny on Time Management The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
The Storied Life of AJ Fikry Gabrielle Zevin and the English version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling. zon Kindle China has 40,000 titles of online literature.
Speaking about the selection on offer, Li Shuangtian, content demand director for Kindle China, says: “We pick popular works that have not been published.”
By working with the leading online literature platform, China Read and Gumi Read, Amazon China aims to give its readers more choices, he says.