See also: Best Sellers on our BookLetters
and Best Seller Lists
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Cader Books publishes an annual entertainment almanac in conjunction with People Magazine which presents a storehouse of useful and interesting facts and features about the entire world of entertainment. Included in that book is Publisher's Weekly's list of bestselling hardcover books for the entire century. This page presents a digital archive listing all of those bestsellers from this century. However, minimal information is given, i.e., author and title. At present, lists are available for a timespan of 1900–1995.
Links to over a dozen bestseller lists, by Source (including USA Today, Audio BookWorld, and the Bestseller Almanac of fiction and nonfiction from 1900-1998) as well as by Genre/Topic (African American, Audio, Business, eBooks, Children's, Christian, Computer, Mystery, Poetry, Romance, and Self-Help).
Many "Best Seller" lists rely on sales figures from a few very large mega chains whose sales displays are heavily influenced by publishers" promotional budgets. IndeBound presents a list from over 350 independent booksellers which may serve as a qualitative selection source.
An international news magazine of book publishing and book-selling that contains author interviews as well as early reviews of books for all ages.
Updated weekly. Covers fiction, nonfiction, paperbacks and hardcovers. You can save, print, or email listings,. Display is by rank, but can also be sorted by title or author.
Browse the weekly list of Washington area best-selling fiction and nonfiction, hardcover and paperback titles.