Retailer Amazon.com has an Amazon Author Rank page that lists the most popular and best-selling authors in various genres of fiction and nonfiction. The Amazon Author Rank is updated hourly. Additionally, The New York Times website, NYTimes.com, publishes a weekly list of the best selling titles and their authors.
The Amazon Author Rank page has popular author lists for categories such as action and adventure, classic stories, erotic, contemporary fiction, genre fiction, historical fiction, and literary fiction. The New York Times best-seller list divides books and authors into categories such as hardcover, trade paperback, combined print and e-book, young adult, and more.