VIDEO: JK Rowling secret book tops book chart

JK Rowling has secretly written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movies and JK Rowling top book list

Harry Potter author JK Rowling tops a new list of children's favourite books which is dominated by titles that have been made into films. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling's 'secret' novel tops charts

JK Rowling's "secret" crime novel tops book charts after it is revealed she wrote it under a pseudonym. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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£1 World Book Day books storm to the top of the charts

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 16:01 The latest crop of £1 World Book Day books, led by Cope & Davies' Spy Dog/The Great Pet Shop Panic (Puffin/S&S) take positions one-through-six in this week's Official UK Top 50, with sales totalling 247,235 copies—a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

Costa award-winning love story of Connell and Marianne takes top slot from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book SlimeSally Rooney’s Normal People has flown to the top of the UK’s book charts more than two years after it was published, thanks to the release of the TV adaptation starring... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-13 15:44:19 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: Secret Service sneaks into the top

Tom Bradby's Secret Service (Penguin Audio), narrated by Juliet Aubrey, has zipped into the Audible weekly number one spot for the week ending 26th April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 21:05:22 UTC ]
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Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth tops chart of Super Thursday successes

Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has knocked Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,301 copies in its first three days on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 06:04:30 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama memoir tops US book charts – with nine copies sold per second

The former first lady’s autobiography has been warmly reviewed and is No 2 in the UK charts – outsold only by David WalliamsMichelle Obama’s Becoming sold almost nine copies per second on its first day on sale in North America to become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, while in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books by Rowling, Woolf and Gyasi among public's top 100 penned by women

Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool's campaign to celebrate 100 books by women from the last 100 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big freeze hits World Book Day, but 'Brain Freeze' tops chart

Tom Fletcher and Shane Devries’s World Book Day title Brain Freeze (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, leapfrogging three-week wonder Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Harper), with 37,879 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What JK Rowling said about the first Harry Potter book

The author said it was "wonderful" seeing the first Harry Potter book in the shops. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Handmaid's Tale tops book charts after TV series UK debut

Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel rockets to number one on Amazon after Channel 4 begins airing series starring Elisabeth MossThe Handmaid’s Tale, the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood envisaging a hellish dystopia where the US is ruled by an ultra-far-right regime that treats women as chattels, has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling 'overwhelmed' by book prize win

JK Rowling says she's 'thrilled' to pick up an outstanding contribution award to add to her collection of literary accolades. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling fan guesses latest Cormoran Strike book title

The author promised to send a signed copy to the fan when the book is published. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell's 1984 rockets straight to the top of US book chart

George Orwell’s 1984 (Signet) has rocketed straight to the top of the US chart, in a somewhat turbulent week for the Land of the Free. The edition, published in 1950, sold 25,884 copies—a 479% increase on the previous seven day period and is now overall number one in the US book chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling hits back over threats to burn Harry Potter books

JK Rowling mocks Twitter users who threaten to burn her books because of her anti-Trump stance. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling and Joe Wicks powered 2016 surge in UK book sales

Helped by Harry Potter and the hit fitness guru, year on year takings to December rose sharply to £1.59bnRetail sales struggled in 2016, but JK Rowling cast a spell strong enough to power sales towards a magical £1.6bn during the year, a rise of almost 5% on 2015, according to the latest annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling: 'Special and unique' book up for auction

A handwritten and illustrated book - one of only seven produced by the Harry Potter author - is being auctioned. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Syrian girl thanks JK Rowling for sending Harry Potter books

A seven-year-old girl who reads "to forget the war" has been sent the Harry Potter books by the author. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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