Facebook founder’s book club choice sends sales rocketing

Mark Zuckerberg’s selection of The End of Power by Moisés Naím sparks ‘seismic change’ in the book’s fortunes, with 18 months’ sales outstripped in daysHow to be a winner: the books that inspire Mark Zuckerberg and other high flyersWhy would Mark Zuckerberg recommend The End of Power? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to shift his “media diet towards reading books” with the launch of a Facebook reading group has had a “seismic” effect on the sales of the first title chosen for consideration.The End of Power is an economics title by Moisés Naím, former executive director of the World Bank and Venezuela’s former minister of industry and trade. Claiming that power is shifting towards the individual, it was first published in 2013, and was chosen by Zuckerberg over the weekend as the first book he will pick up as part of a challenge to read something new every two weeks, and discuss it online. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook founder’s book club choice sends sales rocketing

Mark Zuckerberg’s selection of The End of Power by Moisés Naím sparks ‘seismic change’ in the book’s fortunes, with 18 months’ sales outstripped in daysHow to be a winner: the books that inspire Mark Zuckerberg and other high flyersWhy would Mark Zuckerberg recommend The End of Power? Facebook... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Second Facebook Book Club choice looks at violence

Mark Zuckerberg’s second book for his Facebook book club is The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker (Penguin). The book is currently showing as not in stock on Amazon.co.uk until January 21st, and on Amazon.com until January 24th. The book is showing as available on the Waterstones’... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook founder launches book club

A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lower Trade Sales, Book Club Reorg Dent Scholastic Results

Lower trade book sales and costs associated with the creation of its new School Reading Events business resulted in an operating loss in the quarter at Scholastic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the book club founder

It happened so suddenly. One moment I was at work, bleaching everything in sight, using extra splashes of Dettol - that infamous Caribbean Aunty staple with a distinct smell that will instantly take a first generation immigrant child back to memories of early Saturday morning cleaning sessions -... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 00:39:09 UTC ]
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'Know your audience and be direct,' Black Girls Book Club founders urge M&P delegates

Marketers and publicists have been encouraged to know their audience and be "direct" and "transparent" in their approach, in a keynote at The Bookseller's marketing and publicity virtual conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 06:40:23 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook says it will book the revenues it earns from selling advertising to Kiwi companies in New Zealand in future. The change is part of worldwide move by Facebook to restructure its accounting and appears a major victory for policy-makers concerned about the way Facebook and many other... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Zoella book club titles surge on Amazon

The eight books announced yesterday (8th June) as part of Zoella’s bookclub have rocketed on Amazon UK, with sales of one – The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward (Simon & Schuster Children’s) – increasing more than 11,000%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Emma Watson's first book club title soar

Sales of Gloria Steinem's On the Road have peaked after it was selected as the first read for Emma Watson's new feminist book club.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zuckerberg sets up Facebook book club

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has set up a book club on the social networking site, attracting more than 120,000 likes in three days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bilton Twitter Book -- Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Almost Went to Facebook (And More!)

An excerpt from a forthcoming book on the birth of Twitter reveals surprising new details about the company's founders. Some not-so-pretty. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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14 New November Book Club Picks, From GMA Book Club to The Stacks Book Club

These are the books all of the book clubs are reading this month. Grab a copy and learn how to join in. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-10 11:36:00 UTC ]
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10 New January 2024 Book Club Picks, From GMA Book Club To Amor en Páginas

Here are the books that all the book clubs are reading for January 2024, plus how to join in the discussion. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-12 11:34:00 UTC ]
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10 New December Book Club Picks, From #ReadWithMC to Subtle Asian Book Club

Here are the books being read by all of the book clubs this month, as well as how to take part in the discussion. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-12-08 11:36:00 UTC ]
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13 Book Clubs New September 2023 Picks, From Reese’s Book Club To Mocha Girls Read

What are the book clubs reading this month? Dive into eight picks for September book clubs and learn how to join the conversation. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-15 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Show Your Book Club Pride With These Book Club Gifts

You'll be telling everyone about your latest group picks with these book club goods for your body, your tote, your notes, and more. - Kelly Jensen Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-14 10:33:00 UTC ]
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A Book Club Book Club

You certainly don’t have to be a Fifty Shades of Grey fan to enjoy Book Club, the new romantic comedy that stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen. But the movie, in which four women’s lives are forever changed by reading E.L. James’ infamous series, is bound to... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Book Club Books for 2024

Inspire conversations, get discussions going, and create fascinating experiences with the best book club books 2024 has to offer! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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14 New October Book Club Picks, From #ReadWithJenna to Matzah Book Soup

October's book club picks include a cursed town gothic novel, a Rasta woman's memoir, a novel about small town secrets, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-17 10:36:00 UTC ]
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