The New York Times, Amazon.com and USA Today feature lists of best-selling books. The New York Times divides its best-selling books into categories including hardcover fiction, paperback mass-market fiction, children's picture books, and combined print and e-book fiction.
Best-seller lists for books are available from major news publications, such as the New York Times, and from bookseller websites, including Amazon.com. Some lists are genre- or format-specific, while others are a broad overview of current bestsellers.
Some of the best-selling books of all time include "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling. Other examples are "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie and "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardr
Books that have been on the New York Times' bestseller list include "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins, "Acheron" by Sherrilyn Kenyon, "The Collector" by Nora Roberts and "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon" by Stephen King. The New York Times' bestseller list has been around for decades, and thous
Publisher and writer Danielle LaPorte describes making The New York Times Bestseller List as a gold medal race to the top, where no writer wants to be second best. Making the list boosts writers' egos because it is a milestone recognized across the country.
The New York Times Best Sellers List can be found on Nytimes.com, located on the "Books" page of the Arts section. However, rather than a single top 10 list, there are multiple lists based on different categories, and each list has a different number of rankings.
New York Times Best Sellers rankings reflect sales records as reported by vendors, such as independent book retailers, book store chains, multimedia retailers, universities and multiple other sources. Rankings on each Best Sellers report reflects the sales from the week ending two weeks prior to tha
The New York Times Book Review can be read by subscribing to the newspaper, accessing the online newspaper or using the application for mobile devices through the iTunes or Google Play App store or the e-reader version for Kindle, Nook and Sony e-readers. The application for The New York Times Book
Lists of best-selling books generally include the Bible, the Qur'an, the Book of Mormon, "Don Quixote" by Cervantes and Xinhua Zidian (the Chinese dictionary). More recent titles include "A Tale of Two Cities" by Dickens, "The Lord of the Rings" by Tolkien, and "Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone
For a book to be a New York Times Best Seller, it must be the most sold book in the United States of its genre within a certain week. The list of New York Times Best Sellers is published weekly in the Sunday edition of the New York Times.