Success - Books by French Authors are being snapped up abroad [fr]
The rights for 14,087 books were transferred or copublished in 2016 for over 45 languages.
Over the last ten years, this figure has increased by 120%.
Copublications are up 5% compared with 2015.
16% of digital rights are transferred simultaneously.
Children’s literature and graphic novels/comics together represent over 50% of transfers: 1 in every 3books transferred is for children’s literature; 1 in every 4 books is a comic/graphic novel.
The main languages of translation are Chinese, Italian, Spanish.
Over 1,000 contracts signed for each of these languages.