The books most bor­rowed

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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.

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