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Bestsellers : a very short introduction

Author: John Sutherland
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Very short introductions, 170.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Sutherland, John, 1938-
Bestsellers.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007030686
(OCoLC)159919448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Sutherland
ISBN: 9780191550485 0191550485 0199214891 9780199214891
OCLC Number: 183194343
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (127 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Definitions --
The modern scene --
Fields and lists --
The American bestseller --
The British bestseller --
The future of the bestseller : is there one?
Series Title: Very short introductions, 170.
Responsibility: John Sutherland.
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