Mon, 28/09/2009 - 13:56
The Lost Symbol has sold nearly a third of its 6.5m worldwide English language print run in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen BookScan.
Total English language sales, excluding Canada, have reached 1.9m since the latest Dan Brown novel was released on 15th September. The US hardback sales of The Lost Symbol...
Mon, 28/09/2009 - 06:00
Dan Brown has followed in the footsteps of J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer and has entered the German bestsellers list with The Lost Symbol. Bantam Press’ English-language original premiered as number two in the charts last week.
The book is selling especially well among the large chains, with Berlin’s leading...
Thu, 24/09/2009 - 08:05
Transworld is reprinting Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol following its record-breaking UK first week sale of 550,000 copies, which made it the fastest-selling adult book since records began.
The book has sold 1,193,000 copies (across all editions) in the US through Nielsen BookScan US (representing approximately 75% of the...
Tue, 22/09/2009 - 12:47
Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol (Bantam Press) sold 550,946 copies in its first five days on sale, making the The Da Vinci Code follow-up the fastest-selling adult book since records began.
Buoyed by a numerous deep-discounted offers at UK book retailers, and substantial pre-orders, the conspiracy thriller has smashed...
Thu, 17/09/2009 - 12:08
We all love a good bargain, especially in "tough economic times" (or whatever the credit-crunching buzz-phrase is these days). And with the brand new Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol (r.r.p. £18.99) currently available for £3 less (£4.99) than its mass-market edition will (probably) eventually cost (£7.99), one...
Thu, 17/09/2009 - 06:39
Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol has set new records with spectacularly high sales and discounts of more than 70%, meaning that it will become the highest discounted number one book ever.
Transworld claimed that in its first 36 hours the book had broken the record of total lifetime sales for any adult hardback novel ever...
Thu, 17/09/2009 - 06:20
The Kindle version of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol is outselling the print version, according to Amazon.com's own chart. The Mystery & Thrillers chart, which is updated hourly, combines both print and Kindle editions, with Kindle-watchers reporting since yesterday that the Kindle edition has been ahead of the print version...
Wed, 16/09/2009 - 07:15
Dan Brown mania has hit the shops with retailers seeing "staggering" sales on the first day of publication. Both chain and independent booksellers have reported strong sales, with some indies surprised by the level of sales with Amazon.co.uk, Asda and The Book Depository offering the title for £5.
Wed, 16/09/2009 - 06:27
The nationals all devote space in their front news pages today (16th) to reviewing Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol, with the Guardian's Mark Lawson describing it as a "a rollicking piece of tosh".
He admitted:"The bestselling novelist in modern history, it is clear, remains the worst-writing . . . Even so, a...
Tue, 15/09/2009 - 13:02
Amazon.co.uk has dropped the price of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol to £4.99, matching the cost of the title on The Book Depository and a penny less than the Asda price of £5.
The book, which was published today (15th) has a recommended retail price of £18.99. However the long awaited title has sparked heavy...