When Is a Bestseller Not a Bestseller? When The NYT Says So

Ted Cruz's book has been left off the New York Times bestseller list after accusations it was bought in "bulk," sparking a debate about how the list is compiled. The post When Is a Bestseller Not a Bestseller? When The NYT Says So appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Industry Asks ‘NYT’ to Restore Graphic Bestseller Lists

Agent Charlie Olsen has collected more than 400 signatures on a letter appealing to the 'New York Times' to restore the graphic bestseller lists that were eliminated last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Claiming Liberal Bias, Pub Drops Association with 'NYT' Bestseller Lists

Marji Ross, president of the conservative press Regnery Publishing, sent a letter to her authors saying the paper "prioritizes liberal-themed books over conservative books." For this reason, the bonus structure in her house's contracts will now rely on a different list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Was Ted Cruz Unfairly Excluded from the NYT Bestseller List?

HarperCollins has countered claims by the 'New York Times' that Ted Cruz's 'A Time for Truth' was excluded from its latest bestseller list because of bulk purchases. The book is currently #4 on PW's adult hardcover nonfiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pastor's church responds after he allegedly buys his way onto NYT bestseller list

'Outside counsel advised our marketing team to use Result Source,' Mars Hill Church said of Pastor Mark Driscoll's decision to pay a marketing company to ensure his book was a bestseller. 'While not uncommon or illegal, this unwise strategy is not one we had used before or since, and not one we... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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iBooks Bestsellers: Grisham, Yiannopoulos Bookend the Bestsellers

John Grisham's 'Camino Island' remains #1, but the real story is Milo Yiannopoulos, whose fans put their money where his mouth is and vaulted 'Dangerous' to #20 in its first week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Everything' Is a Bestseller

Nicola Yoon's 'Everything, Everything' took the top spot on the iBooks Bestseller list for the week ended February 19 as its film adaptation hit theaters, with Helen Hardt's 'Burn' at #2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: iBooks Bestsellers: James, Hawkins at the Top

E.L James’s 'Grey' and Paula Hawkins’s 'The Girl on the Train' took the #1 and #2 spots, respectively, on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list for the week ended July 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Week's Bestsellers: January 13, 2020

Food blogger Alex Snodgrass has the #2 book in the country with the Whole30-endorsed cookbook ‘The Defined Dish.’ Plus Kiley Reid debuts with the book-club favorite ‘Such a Fun Darling,’ and Andrzej Sapkowski’s ‘The Witcher’ books get a boost from the new Netflix series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:35:08 UTC ]
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Review of the Year 2019: The Bestsellers

With print books selling 191.6 million units for £1.66bn, 2019 became the print market’s fifth consecutive year of growth and its best since 2010 in value terms, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Week's Bestsellers: December 23, 2019

Dav Pilkey, PW’s person of the year, has the #1 book in the country with the latest Dog Man installment, ‘Fetch-22.’ Plus the HBO tie-in addition of ‘Watchmen’ is building a readership, and books about female courage are making a strong showing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BookScan Reports 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Bestselling Book of the Decade

E.L. James’s irresistibly salacious novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is the bestselling book in the U.S. book market over the past decade according to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joel Rickett shares 'magic' behind Charles Mackesy’s bestselling début

Ebury m.d. Joel Rickett has revealed the “magic” and “logistical challenges” behind the bestselling debut The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 05:51:12 UTC ]
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November Religion Bestsellers: Bob Goff Takes #2; Francine Rivers Dominates

Bestselling author of ‘Love Does’ Bob Goff’s 365-day devotional takes #2 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction chart amid the gift-giving season; while Francine Rivers takes three spots in Religion Fiction following the hardcover release of ‘Lineage of Grace.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: December 9, 2019

James Patterson has two new books on our list, one centered on staple character Alex Cross and the other starring Ali Cross, the detectives son. Plus the Trump White House and WWII remain fertile ground for authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington Post paperback bestsellers

A collection of Greta Thunberg’s speeches and the Pulitzer winner for fiction are among the top picks. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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