The First New York Times Book Review Best-Seller List

The best-seller lists as we know them today have their roots in the Aug. 9, 1942, issue — but the Book Review has been tracking sales for much longer than that. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Octavia Butler has finally made the New York Times Best Seller list.

Why aren’t there more Science Fiction Black writers? There aren’t because there aren’t. What we don’t see, we assume can’t be. What a destructive assumption. —Octavia E. Butler, in Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories.   A small good thing amid the unrelenting horror: This week, almost fifty... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

For a few hours, a debut author shone at the top of the N.Y. Times bestseller list Thursday. But after online commenters questioned how the book got there, the paper removed "Handbook for Mortals" by Lani Sarem. What happened? Author Phil Stamper thought it was strange when "Handbook for Mortals"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times Defends Excluding Ted Cruz Book From Best-Seller List: 'We Are Confident'

The New York Times on Monday defended its decision to exclude Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's book "A Time for Truth" from its bestseller list after discovering "strategic bulk purchases," though it did not offer any further details behind the decision."The Times's best-seller lists... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Celebrate the Book Review's 125th Anniversary: A Times Event

On Oct. 25, join The New York Times Book Review and special guests for performances of favorite letters and reviews from the archives, trivia and more. Continue reading at The New York Times

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When the Times Book Review Panned the Classics

Some of today’s best-loved books — think “Catch-22,” “Tender Is the Night” and even “Anne of Green Gables” — had a rocky reception in our pages. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-09 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo among those on list, marking first time top 10 entries are primarily titles on race issuesGeorge Floyd killing – latest US updatesBlack American authors, including Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo, have surged to the top of the latest New York Times’... Continue reading at The Guardian

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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” to become a series of books.

Random House announced today that they’ve acquired the rights to a series of books based on the New York Times Magazine’s extraordinarily popular “1619 Project,” which interrogates received perspectives on four centuries of slavery in America through essays, stories, histories, poems, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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It’s Fall, So the Best-Seller Lists Are Brimming With New Books

One of them, Jason Reynolds’s middle-grade novel “Look Both Ways,” is a National Book Award finalist. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jill Abramson says Howard Kurtz trying to 'Foxify my book' by focusing on passage critical of New York Times

Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of the New York Times, says that a Fox News report claiming that she views her former employer as biased against President Trump took words from her forthcoming book out of context. The Fox News article, written by Howard Kurtz and headlined "Former NY... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Review of Books editor Ian Buruma departs amid outrage over essay

Writer and academic steps down after publishing and defending Jian Ghomeshi piece deemed to be at odds with spirit of #MeTooIan Buruma, the writer and academic, has stepped down from the editorship of the New York Review of Books after only 16 months, after he caused outrage by publishing and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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NYT pulls book from best-seller list over suspicious sales

 A novel called Handbook for Mortals had a very brief reign at the top of a New York Times best-seller list. The paper confirmed Friday that it had pulled Lani Sarem's book from its young adult hardcover list for September 3 because of "inconsistencies" in the reporting of sales. The... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s how sleuths got the YA book “Handbook for Mortals” pulled from NYT’s best-seller list

The young-adult novel Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem pulled off the impressive feat of debuting at No. 1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover best-seller chart. It then pulled off the equally impressive feat of getting yanked almost immediately for what a Times rep told Vulture were... Continue reading at Fast Company

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