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 in 2020, moving nearly 2.6 […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 17:37:14 UTC ]
News tagged with: #publishers weekly #lay waste #presidential memoirs #barack obama #promised land #bestselling books

Other Publishing stories related to: 'These are the bestselling books of 2020.'


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #hardcover #paperback #bestselling books


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestseller lists #great stories #current affairs #bestselling books #post germany


'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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #deadly pandemic #bestselling book #promised land


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #suzanne collins #dav pilkey #delia owens #bestselling books


U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #key findings #book show


Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book group #hachette book #bipoc authors #book acquisitions


The most 2020 books of 2020

As our worlds careened off the cliffs of normalcy, some books were so prescient that you had to wonder: What did these authors know that we didn’t? Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-19 13:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book of the year #digital marketing #year appeared


Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 10:36:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #free books #free book #ve compiled #book giveaways


Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020

You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy. The post Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-20 15:15:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #london book fair #london book #rights roundup


British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year shortlists revealed

The eight shortlists for the British Book Awards have been revealed with heavyweights Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo, Philip Pullman and David Walliams all in the running for the Book of the Year accolades.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 00:59:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #british book #book of the year #david walliams #philip pullman #bernardine evaristo


The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:30:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #zayed book #london book fair


20 Of The Best Book Club Books For 2020

Let's start off 2020 right with the best book club books! Some were published in 2019, while others are upcoming releases to get on your library holds list. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-20 11:35:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club #upcoming releases


Bonnier Books UK promises 10 trees for every book in 2020

Bonnier Books UK will plant 10 trees for every new book published in 2020 as part of its ongoing sustainability plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 01:32:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bonnier #book published


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 ]
More news stories like this |


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reese witherspoon #delia owens #film adaptation #crawdads sing


Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #growing sales #political books #kuala lumpur


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: ##1 slot #ibooks list #michael wolff #book editor #ibooks bestsellers


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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling title #bestselling book #post amazon