'Watchman' Sells 220K in Week Two, Stays Put at #1

After its historic first week of sales last week, Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' sold roughly 220,000 print copies for the week ended July 29, according to the outlets that report to Nielsen Bookscan Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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iBooks Bestsellers: ‘Grey’ Stays Put at #1

For the second week in a row, E.L. James’s 'Grey,' the next installment in the Fifty Shades of Grey series, topped Apple’s iBooks bestseller list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Want a best-selling book or hit movie? You need this 1 key ingredient, says research

Blockbuster projects share one common trait. Do you dream of opening that blockbuster restaurant, writing a New York Times best-selling book, or releasing a chart-topping album? A new study out of Northwestern University suggests a pivotal ingredient.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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This Week's Bestsellers: March 1, 2021

Sarah J. Maas has the #1 book in the country with ‘A Court of Silver Flames,’ fifth in the series she began with ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses.’ Plus ‘The Sum of Us’ by Heather McGhee, which PW called an “astute and persuasive debut,” is #6 in the country, and ‘Priestdaddy’ memoirist Patricia... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: February 1, 2021

Titles related to the new administration, and especially the historic election of Vice President Kamala Harris, made strong showings on our lists. Plus new releases include ‘Winterkeep,’ Kristin Cashore’s long-awaited return to the Graceling Realm. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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RELX Stays #1

A year after the RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier) wrestled away the crown of the world’s largest publisher from longtime leader Pearson, the STM, business, and legal publisher stayed #1 with revenue in 2019 of $5.64 billion, about a 7% increase from 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Midnight Sun' Tops 1 Million Copies Sold in First Week

Stephenie Meyer’s 'Midnight Sun' sold more than 1 million copies across all formats last week, Little, Brown reported. The success continues a string of big first-week sales performances for books released during the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NewFronts Now: Day 1 addresses elephants in the room and puts viewers first

Welcome to Ad Age’s special-edition NewFronts Now newsletter. Check your inbox daily for a roundup of the biggest news from IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts and takeaways from the week, along with key trends and insights.  And join Ad Age on Friday at 2 p.m. EDT when we will close out the IAB’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Book Deals: Week of June 1, 2020

Among the big acquisitions last week were a history of four women who transformed the CIA and a sequel to 'The Henna Artist', which was Reese’s Book Club pick for May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 1, 2020

The #1 book in the country is ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games prequel. Plus Curtis Sittenfeld reimagines the life of ‘Rodham,’ and Bill Gates sends Disney exec Robert Iger on a wild ride. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 1, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Masha Gessen, Wayétu Moore, and Lauren K. Denton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan CEO John Sargent writes to librarians; more libraries announce boycotts of Macmillan e-books as the publisher's embargo begins; and why being a whistleblower doesn't pay. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 1, 2019

Ree Drummond has the #1 book in the country with ‘The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier,’ one of three high-profile cookbook releases. Plus Brent Weeks closes out his epic fantasy series Lightbringer, and Instagram-popular artist Charlie Mackesy publishes his first fable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Testaments smashes records to sell 103k in first week

Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Vintage) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 103,177 print copies sold in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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March Religion Bestsellers: ‘Universal Christ’ Debuts at #4, Francine Rivers Stays #1

Franciscan priest Richard Rohr breaks the top five in religion nonfiction with his reflections on the nature of God in ‘The Universal Christ,’ while the trade paperback edition of Francine Rivers’ ‘The Masterpiece’ is #1 for its second consecutive month in fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 1, 2019

St. Martin’s pays up for a book on the afterlife, Lupita Nyong’o writes a picture book for S&S, Graywolf celebrates 45 years with another from Claudia Rankine, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new bill in California aims to strengthen consumer privacy protections; in Texas, school librarians have been cut out of a bill providing educators with a long overdue pay raise; and in a major development, the University of California has terminated its Elsevier... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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January Religion Bestsellers: Rachel Hollis Stays #1; ‘With This Pledge’ Tops Fiction

Hollis’s tough-talking self-help book ‘Girl, Wash Your Face’ remains #1 in Religion Nonfiction; Tamera Alexander’s ‘With This Pledge’ is tops in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: February 1, 2019

For librarians, art (pretty accurately) imitates life in Emilio Estevez’s new film ‘The Public’; ALA Midwinter wraps up in Seattle; and a key legal battle over net neutrality is heard before the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Would you delete Facebook for $1,000? This economist put that theory to the test

Tufts University economist Sean Cash doesn’t normally dabble in the valuations of giant tech companies. As the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy professor puts it, “My bread and butter is bread and butter.” But a few years ago, Cash got interested in answering the question of how... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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