The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of - WikipediaWhether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are guaranteed to hit the spot by providing some much-needed escapism, while challenging the status quo and sparking timely conversation. The best books of have guided us through this messy year with the opportunity to see the world beyond our close confines, allow us to learn more deeply about the human experience, or simply offer valuable entertainment. We live in exhausting times—why not escape for a bit with a book? In her previous acclaimed biography of Putin, Man Without a Face , she targeted the leader of the totalitarian regime. Now she shifts perspective and focuses on the lives of seven characters affected by political crackdown of
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Most notable is the fact that it was the year the crayons quit: for the previous two years, coloring books dominated the trade paper list, but sales fell precipitously in In , the 31 trade paper coloring books that peppered the lists, six of which were in the longest-running group, hogged a total of slots— The Big Five controlled In , those figures were Of the hardcover fiction titles that hit the lists, a mere six came from outside the power publishers. Although Penguin Random House maintained its strong lead in most positions on the lists, it lost more than three percentage points on the hardcover list and 2. In hardcovers, HarperCollins showed a gain of 3.
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Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in , that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 ebooks that sold the most copies this year, so you can stock up on your reading materials for the Christmas break. Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before.
It helps too that the challenges previously posed to this oligopoly by short-lived fads have receded, and were not replaced in by another vogue with the same commercial impact. Adult colouring books, for instance, still sell — Keep Calm and Colour Unicorns was among the most popular — but no longer well enough to make this list, let alone the top 10 as in their heyday. YouTube idols venturing into print have disappeared too, as have Minecraft manuals. Several more jokey updated versions of Ladybird or Enid Blyton books which between them had three top 20 entries in were released, perhaps for the final year, but the best-selling were just outside the top Other trends also showed signs of being past their best, yet appeared relatively robust.
Although Michelle Obama is still touring the country to promote her new memoir, Becoming , there's already much to celebrate: Her title is the best-selling book of Her revealing personal story sold 3. Becoming bested Joanna Gaines's new cookbook, Magnolia Table , by more than 2 million copies. And since its November 13 release, Mrs. Obama's book achieved a record-first in sales with a whopping 1. If you haven't read it, Becoming chronicles Mrs.