TITLE

FSG Tops Record 2006; 9/11 Graphic Adaptation Performs Well

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;11/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 46, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the business performance of Farrar Straus & Giroux (FSG) Inc. for 2006. FSG has topped as the its major bestsellers "Night," by Elie Wiesel and "The World is Flat," by Thomas Fredman, have each sold more than 2 million copies to date. According to associate publisher Linda Rosenberg, "Night" sales are being driven by both Oprah Winfrey's book club selection of the title in January 2006 and the high number of high schools that are making the book required reading.
ACCESSION #
23254909

 

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