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Nielsen Book to restate sales numbers for Dawson title after bulk purchase

Nielsen Book has said it is restating Mark Dawson's sales figures, after the author admitted to making a bulk purchase of his own book The Cleaner to secure his status as a "top 10 bestseller". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 11:24:27 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Handmaid's sales: Margaret Atwood's The Testaments is immediate hit

Novelist’s return to the dystopia of Gilead sold more than 100,000 copies in hardback in its first week on sale in the UKA hardback copy of Margaret Atwood’s follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments, was sold every four seconds in the UK last week, according to sales figures that show... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-17 14:57:57 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales figures tell all about the UK's waning love for celebrity memoirs

Publishing industry data for 2014 spills the beans on decline in biography and cookbook sales, while children’s literature in print rises by 10%Publishers used to have a simple recipe for a bestseller: sign up a celebrity or a TV chef and get the book out for Christmas.Not any more. The latest... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I'm a grown-up, but I still love colouring books

I always loved colouring in as a child, but gave up the habit as an adult. Now I’ve returned to it – and judging from sales figures, it seems I’m far from aloneColouring books for adults top Amazon bestseller listWhat’s your favourite colour? It’s a question children ask each other so often we... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s reading shows simultaneous rise and decline. How can that add up?

The number of youngsters reading for pleasure has declined sharply, but this sector of publishing is booming – which results in some very strange mathsAre children reading less – or more? I’m confused. If less, then what happened to the 854,262 copies of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rush Limbaugh: rightwing talkshow host to bestselling children's author

He's no friend of those on the political left, but he knows how to woo kids. He's been named as one of four finalists for book of the year at the Children's and Teen Choice Book AwardsName: Rush Limbaugh.Age: 63.Appearance: Angry face drawn on a pink dish.Occupation: Radio talkshow host,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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