Nonfiction Loses Grip as Fiction Splits List

January 2008
Book Publishing Report;Jan2008, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on 63 new nonfiction titles on the Simba Composite List of bestsellers as of November 2007. The 63 new titles represented a decline from the 99 new titles during the same period during the previous year. Six of the top 10 authors on the list had Oprah Book Club titles or television and movie tie-ins, including "The Pillars of the Earth," by Ken Follett, "The Kite Runner," by Khaled Hosseini and "The Golden Compass," by Phillips Pullman.


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