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How many copies sold is a bestseller?

Posted by brexwfoldingham on November 29, 2007

http://www.tessgerritsen.com/blog/2007/07/18/how-many-copies-sold-is-a-bestseller/

 “Joe thought that the number was closer to around 4,000 copies sold in a week.  I thought it couldn’t be that low.  But then Joe asked an editor he trusts, and that editor came back with some pretty convincing data that Joe is absolutely right — that you can, in fact, make it onto the Times top-15 list by selling only 5,000 hardcover copies in a single week.”

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