Top 100 B&N Books Of 2005 Mostly Frontlist Titles
- At Last. Dallas, Sandra // Publishers Weekly;7/6/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 27, p56
The author offers her thoughts about being included in the lists of bestselling authors. She thinks that bestsellerdom is attributable in large part to the selection of her novel "Prayers for Sale" as a Barnes & Noble Recommends selection. She also shares her views regarding being a bestselling...
- B&N Comp Sales Jump. // Publishers Weekly;7/14/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 28, p12
Reports on the increase in comparable-store sales at superstores of Barnes & Noble (B&N) in June 2003. Book to which the increase in sales is attributed; Top sellers in Barnes in June 2003; Increase in sales at B& N Dalton division.
- The Dwindle Effect: Big Three Skid in Q1. // Book Publishing Report;Jun2008, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the sharp decreases in comparable store sales for the Big Threes including Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc. and Books-A-Million Inc. in the U.S. The decline in sales were attributed to the troubled economy, competitive pressures from other stores and lack of...
- A kind of magic. Cowley, Jason // Prospect;Jan2007, Issue 130, p72
The article cites examples of the improbable best-selling book, a phenomenon that highlights the uncertainty of publishing and which publishers relish. These include "We Need to Talk About Kevin," by Lionel Shrivel, the first Harry Potter book, the novels of Dan Brown, the primer on punctuation...
- September Comp Sales Up 5.8% at B&N. // Publishers Weekly;10/13/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 41, p7
Reports on the increase in the comparable-store sales at Barnes & Noble in the U.S. in September 2003. Percentage of increase in sales; List of bestsellers for the company.
- BIG BOOKS. Goodman, J. A.; Rice, Albert // Saturday Evening Post;11/17/1934, Vol. 207 Issue 20, p31
The article discusses what makes a best seller story in the U.S. Structure of the national non-fiction best seller in 1931, "The Education of a Princess," by Grand Duchess Marie; Assertion on how a good story is developed; Identification of previously rejected stories that turned into best sellers.
- Musings. Hale, Robert D. // Horn Book Magazine;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p235
The article discusses the notion that what is deemed a best seller in other parts of the world is usually not so for the author's book store. He describes making news with a book and several problems associated with `big' book mentality. The author discusses pressure from publishers to buy more...
- Barnes & Noble's 1Q Revenues Propelled By Political Books. // Book Publishing Report;5/24/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p4
Looks into Barnes & Noble Inc. Discussion of the company's sales; Titles of the books published by the company; Plan of the company to publish Bill Clinton's book "My Life."
- Barnes & Noble to Create Own Bestseller List. Zeitchik, Steven M. // Publishers Weekly;9/20/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 38, p10
Reports on the announcement of Barnes & Noble that it will abandon the `New York Times' rankings as a discount tool and will discount from its own created list. What the rankings will show; Details of the move; Implications of the move; How agents will be affected by the move.