TIMES BEST-SELLER LISTS COVER IT
The New York Times Book Review includes an unrivaled number of best-seller lists every Sunday. What are they and what's on them?
Combined Print and E-Book Best Sellers (15 fiction titles and 15 nonfiction titles)
Print Hardcover Best Sellers (15 fiction and 15 nonfiction) This is the most expensive and prestigious version of a book, typically $20 to $75.
E-Book Best Sellers (25 fiction and 25 nonfiction)
Print Paperback Best Sellers Trade Fiction (20 titles) Trade paperbacks are close or identical in size to standard hardbacks, but cost less $10 to $35. Many hardcover titles become trade paperbacks six months to a year after their initial publication.
Print Paperback Best Sellers Mass Market Fiction (20 titles) Mass-market paperbacks are small enough to fit into a purse or a back pocket and cost $7.99 to $9.99. Their subject matter typically is romance, women's fiction, male adventure, science-fiction and mystery/thrillers. (Think Harlequin romances.)
Print Paperback Best Sellers Nonfiction (20 titles)
Print Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous (10 hardcover and 10 paperback)
Print Children's Best Sellers (10 picture books, 10 paperback books, 10 chapter books and 10 series)