Japanese art of forest bathing among non-fiction trends for 2018

Japanese art of forest bathing among non-fiction trends for 2018

The Japanese art of forest bathing has been heralded as a potential big-hitting non-fiction trend of 2018, while the popularity of medical memoirs and feminist books look set to continue.

Many editors have told the Bookseller that the wellness genre has the biggest potential for innovation as the trade attempts to fill the "trend void" of 2017, after the success in recent years of adult colouring books, nostalgia spoof titles and hygge. Taking care of yourself combined with an appreciation of nature and journalling are tipped to be popular this year, editors believe.

According to Liz Goug...

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