Publisher Scorecards

February 2004
Book Publishing Report;2/23/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents information on books published by various publishers. A memoir of a teacher's life in Iran has knocked high-profile titles from the top of the New York Times nonfiction paperback bestseller list. Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi centers around a reading group Nafisi organized for seven of her former students, all of whom were women. The New York Times list contains a variety of works. Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich, tells how six M.I.T. students won more than $3 million at Las Vegas casinos, while The Holy Blood, Holy Grail is an account about the possible lineage of Christ.


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