'So Young' Tops's List of Chinese Books Sold Overseas in May

2013-06-10 19:00 1256

BEIJING, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global (, the international website of Jingdong, China's leading direct B2C e-commerce company, today released its list of the best-selling Chinese language books on the site in May. The report provides an indicator on popular trends for Chinese language books among readers outside of China.

So Young, the best-selling novel by Generation Y author Xin Yiwu, tops the list. The book tells the story of a group of young students facing difficult life choices as they make their way to adulthood, and its recent film adaptation is now one of the best-selling domestic movies ever.

The list also includes several Chinese editions of world literature, such as the Collected Essays of Haruki Murakami and The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.

JD.Com Global Best Selling Chinese Language Books in May 2013




Yiwu Xin

So Young


Xiaoxian Zhang

Thank You for Leaving Me


Haruki Murakami

The Collected Essays of Haruki Murakami


Jun Wu

The Beauty of Math


Yating Zhuang

How Did We Come this Far?


Leften Stavrianos

A History of the World: From Pre-history to the 21st Century


Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness of Being


Abe Yaro

Shinya Shokudo


Chengpeng Li

Everyone Knows It


Xiaosong Gao

Like Loss: Finally We Can Talk About the Future

Source: Global ( Global officially launched in October 2012 and has a variety of offerings, including a catalogue of more than 700,000 Chinese language books that ship to markets around the world. Global strives to offer a convenient and cost-effective solution for its target customers, mainly Chinese readers who live abroad and want to keep up to date on Chinese language literature.

About Global: Global is the global website of Jingdong (, the largest B2C direct sales e-commerce company in China (source: iResearch). The site currently offers more than 850,000 SKUs including categories from Chinese books and media, electronics to wedding & events, apparel, home and garden, with most SKUs manufactured in China. The site currently serves and ships to 35 regions and countries around the world.

About Jingdong:

Jingdong is the largest B2C direct sales e-commerce company in China (source: iResearch). The Company has achieved around 150% annually compounded growth in gross merchandise volume during past several years and strives to offer the best online shopping experience to its customers. It currently offers more than 9 million SKUs through its B2C direct sales and online marketplace platform. The Company has established nationwide fulfillment capabilities and extensive last mile delivery network to provide superior customer experience. As of May 2013, the Company has 6 major fulfillment centers with 71 warehouses in 27 cities, as well as nearly 1,000 delivery stations and nearly 300 pickup stations nationwide. Through its speedy delivery services, the Company offers same day delivery in 27 major cities and next day delivery in more than 150 cities in China. Its newly launched night delivery and 3-hour delivery services are now available in 6 major cities in China.

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