Mystery & Detective Helps Fiction Top Again in 2010

February 2011
Book Publishing Report;Feb2011 Supplement, Vol. 36, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of mystery and detective stories in helping fiction category top again in the U.S. in 2010. It says that data showed that paperback's share of the top 40 titles increased in the said year, fiction accounted for eight of the top 10 books of the year while mystery and detective books took the top position among all categories. It notes that the switch from edition- to title-based analysis for the top titles is considered as an important change for the 2010 report.


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