Definitions -- The modern scene -- Fields and lists -- The American bestseller -- The British bestseller -- The future of the bestseller : is there one?
For the last century, the tastes and preferences of readers of fiction have been reflected in the American and British bestseller lists. John Sutherland takes an engaging look through the lists to reveal what we have been reading - and why
Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-116) and index
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