Non-fiction trends: editors anticipate 'unpredictable' 2016

Non-fiction trends: editors anticipate 'unpredictable' 2016

Editors predicting 2016's trends for non-fiction have been left guessing after "unpredictable" successes Norwegian Wood by Lars Mytting (MacLehose Press) and the Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups series (Penguin) dominated charts at 2015's close; however, in a marketplace that has “grown”, editors are setting humour, clean living, biographies and "big history" high on the agenda, while following what's next in the evolution of colouring closely.

“In non-fiction, I think the market’s unpredictability is what makes it so fascinating, and it is brilliant to see readers – once again – confounding o...

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