China fact of the day

Top 10 collections of translated poetry, from a single Chinese store:

  1. Paul Celan, Selected Poetry and Prose
  2. Rainer Maria Rilke, Selected Poems
  3. Dylan Thomas, Selected Poems
  4. Jorge Luis Borges, Selected Poems
  5. Emily Dickinson, Selected Poems
  6. Allen Ginsberg, Selected Poems
  7. Friedrich Hölderlin, Poems
  8. Constantine P. Cavafy, Collected Poems
  9. Federico Garcia Lorca, Selected Poetry
  10. The Eddas

Not a bad list, I would like to know more about their clientele.  The top four "General Titles in Poetry" are:

  1. Friedrich Hölderlin, Collected Prose
  2. Martin Heidegger, Elucidations of Holderlin’s Poetry
  3. Wang Zuoliang, History of English Poetry
  4. Susan Sontag, Against Interpretation

Thanks to Yan Li for the pointer.


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