Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2001.
A Nearly Fine first edition/first printing with some soiling around the spine and wear to the corners in a Fine dust-jacket.
Making the List is a cultural history of the American bestseller from 1900-1999. It tells the story of how books became popular and how the American public changed over this time period. The book looks at bestsellers in a variety of genres, from mysteries to romance to non-fiction, and explores how different books became popular. It also examines how different writers and publishers influenced the bestseller list and how the list itself has evolved over the years. Making the List is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of the bestseller, and it will be of great interest to students of American literature, history, and sociology.; 8vo; 228 pages.