From MOOC to Bestselling Book

Professor Barbara Oakley's massive online open courses complement her books—and vice versa. Here's how. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Crawdads' Adaptation Keeps the Book Singing

Delia Owens's 'Where the Crawdads Sing' keeps seeing dividends thanks to a bump from Reese Witherspoon, whose film adaptation of the novel was announced last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts. The post Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Breaking Down the Bestselling Books of 2020

In a rare occurrence, independent publishers gained ground with adult hardcover and paperback bestsellers last year, disrupting the Big Five's iron grip on the lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the bestselling books of 2020.

You guessed it: A Promised Land, the first volume of Barack Obama’s presidential memoirs, was always going to lay waste to the competition. We called it back in September, and it has now been confirmed. Yes, as reported by Publishers Weekly earlier today, A Promised Land was the top print title... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 17:37:14 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2020: Serious Themes and Escapism

The 2020 bestseller lists from Germany reflect readers' interest in both engaging with current affairs and escaping into great stories. The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2020: Serious Themes and Escapism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-08 15:55:19 UTC ]
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'A Promised Land' Was 2020's Bestselling Book

A year marred by a deadly pandemic that battered the economy and by extraordinary political and racial strife nonetheless saw book sales soar, especially for a handful of major titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The bestselling book of the last month has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

Wouldn’t it be great if instead of an endless stream of crashed-out, Donald Trump-adjacent memoirs/tell-alls/self-interested “scoops,” we had more quirky graphic novels for kids? And why not? They certainly sell. To wit, Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man: Grime and Punishment,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 14:33:27 UTC ]
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His Book Is a Bestseller, But John Bolton's Legal Fight Continues

John Bolton's book 'The Room Where It Happened' is a bestseller, but the author's legal fight against the government is not over. In a July 16 motion, the former U.S. National Security Adviser, who still faces an effort to seize his royalties, has asked a federal court in Washington, D.C., to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An author bought his own book to get higher on bestseller lists. Is that fair?

Author Mark Dawson has attracted criticism after bulk buying his own book gave him a high chart position. But that isn’t breaking any rulesFor any author, being able to describe yourself as a bona fide bestseller is key to conferring your career with a certain gravitas – and will often bring you... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-20 15:59:35 UTC ]
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Bestselling Books of 2020 (So Far)

Delia Owens, Dav Pilkey, and Suzanne Collins all had a good first half of the year, placing at the top of their respective bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about race and racism are dominating bestseller lists

Readers are reaching for “White Fragility” and “How to Be an Antiracist,” among other titles. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-04 10:01:51 UTC ]
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April Religion Bestsellers: Books on Hope and Peace Dominate

‘The Hope of Glory,’ ‘Suffer Strong,’ ‘The Gift of One Day,’ and more titles centered on overcoming challenges take the top 10 spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins Spanish bestseller about birth of books in seven-way auction

Hodder & Stoughton has won a seven-way auction to acquire rights to Infinity in a Reed, an account of the invention of books in the ancient world by classicist Irene Vallejo.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 12:33:34 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:35:08 UTC ]
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BookScan Reports 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Bestselling Book of the Decade

E.L. James’s irresistibly salacious novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is the bestselling book in the U.S. book market over the past decade according to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Donald Trump Jr.’s bestselling book has a dagger beside it. Yes, a dagger.

Briefly, should you have to argue with a relative this Thanksgiving about the actual popularity of Donald Trump Jr.’s number one New York Times bestseller, Triggered, please note the dagger beside the listing. This dagger, you can tell cousin Jared, means that a significant number of the books... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-14 15:49:00 UTC ]
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