Thu, 18/11/2010 - 16:21
George W Bush's memoir, Decision Points (Crown), sold 437,000 copies across its print editions in its first five days on sale in the US, according to Nielsen BookScan. But the hardback edition has to settle for second position in the US bestseller lists behind Jeff Kinney. His fifth Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, The Ugly Truth...
Wed, 17/11/2010 - 22:39
In The Bookseller's regular news meeting on a Monday morning, where we argue incessantly about what stories to cover in what depth and on what page they'll end up on, I made a bold prediction: Jamie Oliver's 30-minute Meals would be the bestselling book of the week (again) but its sales would fall week-on-week.
And fall they did. By...
Tue, 16/11/2010 - 16:03
Spending at UK booksellers was up 4% week-on-week last week, to £37.9m—the strongest seven days since Christmas week last year. This was up 1% on the same period last year, the second consecutive week of year-on-year growth, the first time since the beginning of September this has happened.
But in a week when Jamie Oliver...
Thu, 12/08/2010 - 09:25
Former US president George W Bush's account of 9/11, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina and the controversial 2000 presidential election will be published in the UK by Random House this autumn. The memoir will be published simultaneously in the US, Canada and United Kingdom in hardback, e-book and audiobook on 9th November, priced in the UK at...