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'

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Eating in the Club- Cookbooks and Foodie Memoirs for Your Book Club

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The Best Book Club Books for 2024

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14 New October Book Club Picks, From #ReadWithJenna to Matzah Book Soup

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Banned Books BINGO for Book Clubs

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DPLA Launches ‘Geo-targeted’ Banned Book Club via Palace E-book App

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