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China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion

While China's bestseller charts typically feature new releases, under the coronavirus outbreak, the lists have gone into a kind of lockdown of their own. The post China Bestsellers February 2020: A Market Stilled by Contagion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-25 14:23:29 UTC ]
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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for September: The Road to Shanghai

With Shanghai International Children's Book Fair ahead, it's interesting to see young authors rocking China's bestseller charts. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for September: The Road to Shanghai appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Handmaid's Tale tops book charts after TV series UK debut

Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel rockets to number one on Amazon after Channel 4 begins airing series starring Elisabeth MossThe Handmaid’s Tale, the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood envisaging a hellish dystopia where the US is ruled by an ultra-far-right regime that treats women as chattels, has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Empty satire: the regrettable rise of blank-paged books in the Trump era

Donald Trump loves Reasons to Vote Democrat, a volume of white space that follows a number of liberal spoofs with the same content. I prefer less vacant jokesIt’s a product worthy of Reggie Perrin’s Grot shop – the store opened to sell tat in David Nobbs’s magnificent satire of modern life: a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail wars begin as The Book of Dust shoots to number one in pre-order charts

Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Philip Pullman is to release a new epic fantasy series entitled The Book of Dust, the first volume has shot to number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jarett Kobek: ‘The internet has been enormously detrimental to society’

The author of Silicon Valley satire I Hate the Internet on the evils of social media, and how novelists have failed to tackle itWhen the novel I Hate the Internet came out in the US earlier this year, it had every likelihood of sinking without trace. It was self-published, it was by a young... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors called David more likely to be on bestseller lists than BAME writers

The Bookseller magazine has published analysis finding a ‘shockingly low’ number of BAME authors in the UK top 500 titles of the yearA writer has more chance of making it into the bestseller charts if their name is David than if they are from an ethnic minority, according to new analysis from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The wild bunch: Kate Mosse on why we love out-of-control women

From The Girl on the Train to Gone Girl, badass women rule in today’s blockbusters. Author Kate Mosse picks her favourite justified sinnersThis year has been, in fiction at least, the year of the wild woman. Novels driven by vengeful, unreliable female narrators and psychopathically flawed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grey pre-orders top bestseller lists

Pre-orders of E L James’ new Fifty Shades of Grey novel, Grey (Arrow), have leapt to the top of retailers' bestseller charts in both physical and digital formats. The novel, which will be released on 18th June, will tell the story of Fifty Shades of Grey from the point of view of Christian... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kim Kardashian's Selfish book snapped up by thousands

Collected selfies from reality star hailed both as ‘Catcher in the Rye of the Instagram generation’ and ‘an anthology of what is wrong with American culture’Whether it is “a nail in the coffin for artistic photography” or “strangely liberating”, Kim Kardashian’s collection of hundreds of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moran and Ebury top the bestseller charts

The paperback of Caitlin Moran’s fiction debut How to Build a Girl is the UK’s 11th number one of 2015, earning the author her first UK bestseller and her publisher Ebury its first Fiction number one.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soumission tops charts post attacks

Michel Houellebecq’s controversial novel Soumission, which featured in satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, tops France's bestseller charts in the wake of the Paris attacks. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Authors Star Overseas

American titles hit the top of the bestseller charts across European markets in July. Diana Gabaldon’s "Written in My Own Heart’s Blood" came in at #1 on Germany’s fiction list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin's withdrawal of The Hindus causes international outcry

Major writers including Arundhati Roy and Neil Gaiman condemn 'egregious' suppression of Wendy Doniger's book under pressure from Hindu nationalistsMajor authors from Arundhati Roy to William Dalrymple and Neil Gaiman have condemned Penguin's controversial removal of Wendy Doniger's book The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J K Rowling takes top two spots in bestseller charts

J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy (Sphere) and her pseudonymous The Cuckoo's Calling (... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erotica will save us all

Thanks to a certain middle-aged former TV producer called Erika James and a little publishing phenomenon called Fifty Shades of Grey, erotica seems to have not so much crept its way into the mainstream, as landed with noisy squawks and a puff of feathers on the bestseller charts. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon struggles to get its books onto the bestseller charts

Books published by Amazon like the Penny Marshall memoir 'My Mother Was Nuts' have not seen strong sales. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jobs Bio a Global Hit: International Bestsellers December 2011

A few days after Amazon announced that the Steve Jobs biography was its top-selling book of 2011 (combined print and ebook sales), the book debuted on bestseller charts around the world, including the three countries highlighted this month. Steve Jobs was #3 in France and the Netherlands, and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac acquires French bestseller

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 08:15 Pan Macmillan has acquired a title which has sold, according to the publisher, more than a quarter of a million copies in eight weeks in France and went to number one in the bestseller charts. Editorial director Liz Gough... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine tops charts again as Bond misses number one

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:53 James Bond has failed in his latest mission: to top the bestseller charts. Despite a bargain £5 deal at Tesco (75% off the £19.99 r.r.p.), sales of Jeffery Deaver's 007 novel, Carte Blanche (Hodder & Stoughton), were... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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