Historic Day One Sales for 'Watchman'

Barnes & Noble and Book-A-Million have both pronounced that 'Go Set a Watchman' had the largest first day sale of any adult fiction book in the history of both retailers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman's UK sales top 100,000 in one day

Harper Lee’s ‘parent novel’ to To Kill a Mockingbird sets tills ringing despite ambivalent receptionDespite the widespread doubts over the decision to publish Go Set A Watchman, and despite the cries of horror that went up around the world over the weekend as readers discovered that the godlike... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon starts Boxing Day sale on Christmas Day

Amazon.co.uk will begin its Boxing Day sales on Christmas Day this year, responding to the fact... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-26 16:29:25 UTC ]
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'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

Waterstones has seen "strong" online orders for A Promised Land (Viking), with the title also at number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:17:45 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for only $80 for Prime Day

It’s Amazon Prime Day, so unsurprisingly the company’s own hardware is on sale. One of the more noteworthy deals is on Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, which is selling for $80, down from the usual $130. The Kindle Paperwhite has been our favorite e-reade... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-13 10:00:23 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow will publish historical picture book for National Windrush Day

Nosy Crow has acquired Granny Came to England on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 14:26:59 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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The Testaments smashes first day sales for Waterstones

Waterstones has celebrated its biggest first day of sales of 2019 with Margaret Atwood's Booker-shortlisted The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 14:52:54 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Extended Sales Days

Approved by the board of the Börsenverein in late June, this year's sales days at the Frankfurter Buchmesse will double on the weekend, October 19 and 20 The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Extended Sales Days appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 05:13:54 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At Time Inc., a Jittery Reckoning on the Day After the Sale

Many employees of Times Inc. had been stunned by the news that the publisher had agreed to sell itself to the Meredith Corporation. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 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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World Poetry Day: social media drives 16% sales increase

Poetry sales have continued to grow in 2017 ahead of World Poetry Day today (21st March), with writers driving interest on social media one possible reason for the genre's current boom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at Stuff

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Sales and footfall up for first Bookshop Day

Bookshops have reported higher footfall and sales for the UK’s first Bookshop Day on Saturday, which involved events with high profile authors, illustrators in residence and customers reading in bookshop windows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First day sales of Cursed Child 'incredible'

Sales of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playscript (Little, Brown) have been “incredible” according to Waterstones, while Foyles deemed it “the fastest-selling book we’ve ever sold” after fans flocked to midnight openings around the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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