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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Flawless' translation of Schlink bestseller Olga to W&N

W&N has acquired Olga by The Reader author Bernhard Schlink, a novel "of love, passion and history", focusing on the life of one woman from late 19th-century Prussia to modern Germany, translated by Charlotte Collins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bestselling Author Predicts The 3 Cards Of 'Trump's Evil Plan' For Reelection

Don Winslow warns that Trump is planning a "big loud" October surprise attack on Biden. Continue reading at HuffPost

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 3, 2020

As America says goodbye to U.S. Representative John Lewis, readers flock to his memoirs. Plus film critic and YouTuber Lindsay Ellis debuts with a work of alternative history, and conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro has the #2 book in the country with ‘How to Destroy America in Three... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report

[caption id="attachment_103859" align="alignright" width="192"] Troy Young[/caption] Hearst has parted ways with the president of its magazines division, Troy Young, the company said Thursday, a day after a report in The New York Times described multiple complaints of "bullying or harassing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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This Week's Bestsellers: July 27, 2020

‘Too Much and Never Enough’ by Mary L. Trump is the #1 book in the country and the second strongest debut of the year to date. Plus two ‘Drag Race’ alums offer a ‘Guide to Modern Womanhood,’ and the ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ podcasters celebrate ‘Big Friendship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Corvus takes two thrillers from Irish bestseller Sam Blake

Atlantic imprint Corvus has bagged two psychological thrillers from number one Irish Times bestseller Sam Blake. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 00:08:00 UTC ]
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His Book Is a Bestseller, But John Bolton's Legal Fight Continues

John Bolton's book 'The Room Where It Happened' is a bestseller, but the author's legal fight against the government is not over. In a July 16 motion, the former U.S. National Security Adviser, who still faces an effort to seize his royalties, has asked a federal court in Washington, D.C., to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An author bought his own book to get higher on bestseller lists. Is that fair?

Author Mark Dawson has attracted criticism after bulk buying his own book gave him a high chart position. But that isn’t breaking any rulesFor any author, being able to describe yourself as a bona fide bestseller is key to conferring your career with a certain gravitas – and will often bring you... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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 ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 20, 2020

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s ‘Mexican Gothic’ lands on our fiction list, while her protagonist vies for a spot on the best dressed list. Plus Renée Abdieh enjoys her place in the sun with ‘The Damned,’ and the Disney Plus debut of ‘Hamilton’ gives related books another shot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 13, 2020

‘Sex and Vanity,’ a standalone from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan, debuts at #3 in hardcover fiction. Plus a pair of prizewinners get their trade paper releases, and the novella ‘Love, Creekwood’ enters Becky Albertalli’s Simonverse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestseller, Comedian Robinson Gets Imprint at Plume

Multihyphenate Phoebe Robinson is launching her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books, with her publisher, Plume. The bestselling author, actress, and comedian will, PRH said, publish fiction and nonfiction titles "that highlight and amplify unique and diverse voices." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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