Record Day for 'What Pet Should I Get?' at BAM

Following record-breaking sales for Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' on July 14, Theodore Geisel’s 'What Pet Should I Get?' repeated that feat at the nation’s number two chain retailer two weeks later, on July 28. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Day breaks seven-day August record

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:20 David Nicholls' One Day (Hodder) has broken the record for the biggest ever weekly sale from an adult-readership novel in the month of August. Across all print editions, One Day sold 92,336 copies at UK booksellers in the seven... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mary Trump's memoir sells 950,000 on first day, setting a record for publisher

'Too Much and Never Enough,' Mary L. Trump's book on her uncle Donald Trump sets record for Simon & Schuster. But POTUS has nothing on Voldemort. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-16 16:14:02 UTC ]
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Rediscovered Dr Seuss pet book breaking sales records

What Pet Should I Get? is publisher’s fastest-selling picture book yetHarper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman is not the only recently discovered work to be breaking records this summer. Dr Seuss’s long-forgotten manuscript What Pet Should I Get? has sold 200,000 copies in just a week, its American... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon breaks global sales record on Prime Day

Amazon said sales during its first ever Prime Day broke global records, receiving 398 orders per second across Prime-eligible countries.   Sales on 15th July or Prime Day – when the retailer offered heavy discounts to encourage shoppers to sign up to Amazon Prime membership – were 18% higher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Record breaking" sales for Grey on first day

Cornerstone has claimed that the first day sales of ‘Grey’ have been “record-breaking” for an adult paperback in the industry. The latest edition of E L James’ bestselling series – Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian went on sale around the world yesterday, just 18 days after the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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‘The advertising industry is a day-to-day unrelenting grind’: Why agencies should unionize

Agencies aren't unionized. As unionization among digital media companies continues to grow the question of why collective bargaining is happening agencies remains. The post ‘The advertising industry is a day-to-day unrelenting grind’: Why agencies should unionize appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-13 04:01:37 UTC ]
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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Patricia Day Stein, of Stein and Day Publishers

Patricia Day Stein, who was v-p and co-founder of the book publisher Stein and Day with her then husband Sol Stein, died on July 16 in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., of natural causes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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Macmillan Employees Deal with 'A Very Tough Day'

Macmillan Trade US president Don Weisberg said Thursday was "definitely a very tough day" for Macmillan employees following the surprise announcement that CEO John Sargent will leave the company at the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day follows lockdown poetry passion with bumper plans for October

National Poetry Day is holding a mass 24-hour "share-a-poem" festival alongside hundreds of mini events to celebrate poetry on Thursday 1st October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Clarke, Akhtar, Nemerever, and More

Our own Thomas Beckwith takes a look at the notable books publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Clarke, Akhtar, Nemerever, and More appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-09-15 09:59:58 UTC ]
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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

With books delayed by the pandemic reaching shops alongside other titles aimed at the Christmas market, the trade has seen sales boomBooksellers up and down the UK are reporting a boom in sales since readers returned to bookshops after the lockdown, with the first avalanche of Christmas titles... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 12:40:19 UTC ]
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Record orders for BA Christmas catalogue

The Booksellers Association says it has received a record number of orders for this year's Christmas catalogue, featuring introductions by Hilary Mantel and Cressida Cowell, as the busy autumn period kicks off. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-06 18:42:24 UTC ]
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