How Brit Bennett and Riverhead Books Leaned into a Bestseller

In the latest installment of NYU's Media Talk series, Brit Bennett and her editor and marketing director discuss what made her sophomore novel, 'The Vanishing Half,' such a success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch Brit Bennett discuss her bestselling novel, 'The Vanishing Half'

Brit Bennett brings her bestselling novel, "The Vanishing Half," to L.A. Times Book Club readers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-25 22:33:56 UTC ]
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Lean in 15 becomes bestselling diet book since records began

Joe Wicks has leapfrogged himself to claim the number one spot in the book chart for a third week running—this time with his debut Lean in 15 (Bluebird). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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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

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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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Lean leaves PRH for YMU Books

Millie Lean is joining YMU Books as junior literary agent, specialising in children’s publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What to read in April: A critic’s pick of books that aren’t on the bestseller list

From the ‘The Madman’s Library’ and ‘The Best of R.A. Lafferty’ to ‘Dog-Eared’ and ‘The Cookie Chronicles’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Dr. Seuss Books Ruled Last Week's Bestseller List

Fueled by huge gains for a host of Dr. Seuss titles as well as solid results for several new books, unit sales of print books soared 34.2% last week over the week ended March 8, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amanda Gorman books top bestselling lists after soul-stirring inaugural poem

Two upcoming books on Amazon’s bestseller list within hours after the resounding delivery of her poem at the swearing-inAmanda Gorman’s star continued its remarkable climb Thursday following the presidential laureate’s resounding delivery of her poem during the US presidential... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Brit Bennett is one of EW’s Entertainers of the Year.

What do Brit Bennett, Megan Thee Stallion, and Sascha Baron Cohen all have in common? They’ve all joined The Weeknd in being named Entertainment Weekly’s 2020 Entertainers of the Year. Though I’ve loved Bennett since her 2017 debut novel The Mothers, this well-deserved recognition comes on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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McAnulty, Bennett and O’Farrell make Waterstones Book of the Year shortlist

Dara McAnulty, Brit Bennett and Maggie O’Farrell are among the authors shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2020 title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bennett and McAnulty on Books Are My Bag Readers Awards shortlists

Brit Bennett, Dara McAnulty, Kiley Reid and Rutger Bregman are among the authors shortlisted by booksellers for this year's Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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