NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SCORECARD THE AGENTS
- NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SCORECARD: THE PUBLISHERS. // Book Publishing Report;4/29/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p4
Presents a chart depicting adult hardcover bestsellers of publishers in New York. Rank of publisher HarperCollins; Number of titles of publisher Penguin Putnam; Number of weeks of publisher Random House.
- Behind the bestsellers. Maryles, Daisy // Publishers Weekly;3/31/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 13, p18
Looks behind the scenes of the publishing of some of the bestselling books in the United States as of March 1997. Sales of `The Millionaire Next Door'; Bestsellers published by Broadway Books; `Fugitive Pieces,' Knopf's debut novel by a Canadian poet; Other news.
- 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.
- Readers' Advisory on the Run. Petersen, Carolyn // Alki;Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p22
The article offers techniques of knowing the new authors, the latest titles and trends of books. It states that the first step is to learn which authors inhabit the best sellers list and the type of books that have been produced. Second is to track the best sellers with the use of the...
- Lost in America. Morrison, Donald // Time International (Atlantic Edition);7/16/2007, Vol. 170 Issue 2, p50
This article profiles American author Douglas Kennedy whose books are very popular in every country but the U.S. Kennedy's latest book "The Woman in the Fifth" sold more than 200,000 copies in France in just a few months and dominates the best seller lists there. His books are published in every...
- Top Authors, Imprints Carrying More Books. // Book Publishing Report;Feb2009 Supplement, p1
The article reports on the performances of the top authors and imprints in the U.S. that were listed in the bestseller lists for 2008. Of the top 40 authors, only 10 of them brought a single book to "New York Times," starting with Greg Mortenson and ending with William P. Young. Meanwhile, in...
- More Books, Fewer Imprints on Lists in 2008. // Book Publishing Report;Feb2009 Supplement, p1
The article reports on the lists of imprints that were included on the ranking of the bestseller lists across "New York Times," "USA Today," and "Publisher's Weekly" in the U.S. It depicts that 75.8% of the 2,277 total titles for 2008 were new titles and 12 of its top 50 titles were from new...
- Publishers Pare Back on How-To-Books, But Add More Topics. // Book Publishing Report;12/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p4
Examines the growing popularity of how-to books in 2002 and 2003. Growth in popularity of the books as consumers seek ways to save money on outside contractors by doing jobs themselves; Success of how-to books measured by how long they remain at the forefront of retailers' bookshelves.
- Top Authors Leading Hardcover Fiction List So Far In 2005. // Book Publishing Report;2/7/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the dominance of top authors in the ranking of fiction books in the U.S. Top books in early 2005 that includes "The Broker," from John Grisham and "The Da Vinci Code," from Dan Brown; Dominance of publisher Random House in the hardcover fiction category followed by Penguin Group; Top...