best-seller list


: a list of books that are selling the most copies
Her first novel was on the best-seller list for two months.

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Recent Examples on the Web The sandals are at the top of the Amazon’s best-seller list for women’s flip-flops and beat more than 60,000 styles for a top spot on the sandals best-sellers chart. Mia Tiano, Peoplemag, 26 June 2024 Haidt’s latest book about smartphones and kids, The Anxious Generation, has been on the New York Times best-seller list for weeks. Caroline Mimbs Nyce, The Atlantic, 18 June 2024 The book made it to the New York Times best-seller list and was turned into a documentary with a soundtrack by Stevie Wonder. Rachel Riederer, The New Yorker, 12 June 2024 This December, sales have outpaced last year’s holiday bump, and the novel recently reappeared on The New York Times hardcover fiction best-seller list. Alexandra Alter, New York Times, 30 Dec. 2023 It’s been a fixture on the New York Times best-seller list since its publication in January of last year. James Parker, The Atlantic, 25 Mar. 2024 Thriving after the success of her book, Heather Gay earned a spot on the New York Times best-seller list and bought a new house for her family. Kristen Baldwin,, 11 Aug. 2023 Decades later, the long shadow of the book—which quickly entered the New York Times best-seller list upon release—and the film presented unique challenges, and alluring opportunities, to the creators of its musical adaptation. Christopher Barnard, Vogue, 9 Feb. 2024 Reid told The Times about her book making The New York Times best-seller list four years after its publication. Rebecca Aizin, Peoplemag, 26 Nov. 2023

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“Best-seller list.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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