January 10, 2020

A History of Buying Books onto the Bestseller List

BookRiot

In November, Donald Trump Jr.’s Triggered hit number one on the New York Times bestsellers list—with an asterisk. Or more accurately, a dagger (†). This is the first time many people noticed this dagger and learned that it means the NYT believes the book has made it onto the list with the help of bulk purchases. It is, however, far from the first book to do this.

8 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Writer

Electric Literature

From a sex advice column to a murder mystery, learn how to improve your craft by listening to these live storytelling episodes.