Making the List: A Cultural History of the American Bestseller, 1900-1999 : as Seen Through the Annual Bestseller Lists of Publishers Weekly
Using the annual hardcover best seller lists from "The Bookman" and then "Publishers Weekly," examines twentieth-century American social, cultural, and historical trends through the lens of popular literature.
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Review: Making the List: A Cultural History of the American Bestseller, 1900-1999User Review - Roxanne Russell - Goodreads
It was interesting to read some history on the bestseller list and the book business in America in general. The author offered no special insight- just talked about the books that were popular during ... Read full review
Review: Making the List: A Cultural History of the American Bestseller, 1900-1999User Review - Tong L. - Goodreads
The book was very lightweight. That I could read it in a single day says something. There were a few insightful comments about how the bestseller list reflected changes in society, but overall it was ... Read full review