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Jamie crowned Christmas number one again

The Bookseller – 2011-12-20

TV chef Jamie Oliver has scored his second consecutive Christmas number one, and his fourth since...

Looking for the Right Number

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-15

One of the first hot-button issues confronting publishers in what will be one of the most unpredictable fall and holiday selling seasons in years is what the correct first printings should be for...

Madeleine tops charts again as Bond misses number one

The Bookseller – 2011-06-01

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:53 James Bond has failed in his latest mission: to top the bestseller charts. Despite a bargain £5 deal at Tesco (75% off the...

Number of US physical books printed increases despite digital

The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 15:57 Traditional US print book output in 2010 increased 5% in 2010, despite the huge growth in e-books, though there was a continuing...

The Number of Gatefold Ads Grows 50 Percent In 1Q 2011

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-10

“High-impact” ad pages saw a mixed usage among MPA-member magazines in the first quarter of 2011, according to data gathered by Mag Radar.

Jamie scores double non-fiction number ones

The Bookseller – 2011-02-15

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 15:59 TV chef Jamie Oliver has achieved the rare feat of topping both the hardback and paperback non-fiction bestseller lists, helping ...

Digital sales amount to 20% of Harper number one

The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

HarperCollins' digital sales of Stuart...

Record Number of Journalists Killed in 2009

New York Times – 2010-02-17

At least 71 journalists were killed across the globe in 2009, the Committee to Protect Journalists announced Tuesday.

Number of North American Eco-friendly Papers Up by 157%

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-04

The number of leading environmental printing and writing papers made in North America more than doubled, from 97 to 228, in the past 18 months, according to information released today by Canopy, a...

Cooking by Number: Superfoods

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-17

Last month,’s Monthly Measuring Cup reported that searches on its site for certain so-called “superfoods” have jumped considerably over the past year. The site tracked which...

MRI to Triple the Number of Issues Measured

Folio Mag – 2009-02-05

As it continues to build a syndicated ad measurement database, magazine audience and multimedia research data provider MRI said it will triple the number of magazine issues it measures in 2009. Last...

E L James' erotic novel UK number one

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

British novelist E L James' much-discussed erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey (Arrow) has...

Record number of indies join IBW

The Bookseller – 2012-06-29

More retailers than ever before are taking part in Independent Booksellers Week (starting...

Why William Zinsser’s writing book is still number one

Poynter. – 2012-08-29

Not long ago I purchased yet another edition of “On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction,” written by William Knowlton Zinsser, that prolific author, editor, and teacher...

Number of children reading for fun has fallen since 2005, study reveals

Guardian – 2012-09-07

More than a fifth of children never read in their own time, according to researchThe proportion of children reading for pleasure has declined as their time is crowded with other activities, and more...

Bowker: Number of self-published books up 287% since 2006

GigaOM – 2012-10-24

New statistics from Bowker show that the self-publishing industry in the United States is growing rapidly, with four companies dominating the space. Amazon's CreateSpace accounts for the most...

Jamie Oliver takes third consecutive Xmas number one

The Bookseller – 2012-12-18

TV chef Jamie Oliver has scored his third book trade Christmas number one in a row, and his fifth...

Number of Americans reading digitally increases

The Bookseller – 2012-12-27

Nearly a quarter of Americans have read e-books in the past year, with the number of...

Number of e-book readers increasing in United States: survey

Reuters – 2012-12-28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The popularity of electronic books is increasing in the United States, with nearly one-quarter of American bibliophiles reading e-books, according to a survey released on...

Jamie holds firm at number one in charts

The Bookseller – 2013-01-02

Jamie Oliver's Jamie's 15-minute Meals (Michael Joseph) has retained pole position atop...

Amazon petition handed to Number 10

The Bookseller – 2013-04-24

A husband-and-wife bookselling team have described handing a petition into Downing Street calling...

French stays at UK number one

The Bookseller – 2013-07-09

Dawn French's Oh Dear Silvia (Penguin) has retained top spot in the official UK book charts...

Report: Number of Magazine Launches Continues to Decrease

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-10


U.S. Intelligence Agencies Will Begin Publishing The Number Of Surveillance Orders They Request Each Year

Fast Company – 2013-08-30

In a victory for transparency advocates in the wake of the PRISM secret surveillance scandal, U.S. intelligence agencies will begin revealing the number of surveillance orders they request per year...

Music piracy: number of tracks illegally downloaded in UK falls by a third

Guardian – 2013-09-12

Ofcom says number of pirated tracks, from artists such as Adele and One Direction, fell to 199m from 301m in the past yearThe number of pirated music tracks in the UK has fallen by a third to 199m in...

Yes, Some People Will Pay You For Your News — a Really, Really Small Number of People

Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-26

As advertising revenue in the traditional media industry continues to decline, more and more newspapers and other publishers are putting up paywalls of various kinds — porous...

Kinney's Wimpy Kid keeps number one spot

The Bookseller – 2013-11-20

Jeff Kinney's eighth Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, Hard Luck (Puffin), has retained top spot in...

Sir Alex scores convincing Christmas Number One

The Bookseller – 2013-12-24

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed the coveted book-trade Christmas Number One spot. His record-...

Richard and Judy propel Picoult to UK number one

The Bookseller – 2014-01-07

Jodi Picoult has become the first writer to top the official UK Top 50 in 2014. The mass-market...

Book Review: Music Career Guide Number 1,245,834, ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’

Publishers Newswire – 2014-01-22

BOOK REVIEW: When seeking a book about careers in music, you will find plenty of choices. Many of them seem to have titles similar to "The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business" (ISBN-13:...

iBooks Bestsellers: 'Lone Survivor' Carries On at Number One

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-28

Robert M. Gates' memoir "Duty" saw the greatest drop in the top 10 for the week ended January 27, sliding from #2 to #8.

Rowling gains record number of chart top spots

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

J K Rowling's Robert Galbraith novel The Cuckoo's Calling (Sphere) has narrowly bumped...

iBooks Bestsellers: Roth Back at Number One

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-26

The titular book in Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy took the top spot on Apple's iBooks bestseller list for the week ended February 24.

Wedded bliss as Kinsella nabs number one

The Bookseller – 2014-03-04

Sophie Kinsella recorded her sixth overall number one last week and in doing has bumped J K...

Mary Berry scores her first UK Top 50 number one

The Bookseller – 2014-03-25

Mary Berry has achieved her first UK Top 50 number one with Mary Berry Cooks (BBC), three weeks...

Egmont mines its way to second number one

The Bookseller – 2014-04-15

Egmont has notched up just its second UK Official Top 50 number one with its Minecraft franchise...

'Fault' breaks 2014 longest-running number one record

The Bookseller – 2014-07-23

With six weeks at the top of the official Top 50 chart John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (...

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

PC World – 2014-07-31

A security audit of 10 popular Internet-connected devices—components of the so-called “Internet of things”—identified an alarmingly high number of vulnerabilities.The study lasted three weeks...

Good Housekeeping shines as Glamour knocked off number one spot

The Guardian – 2014-08-14

Hearst UK title edges ahead of Condé Nasts long-time leader in digital and print for womens lifestyle magazine sector Continue reading...

Home prices dip in August, as number for sale rises

Baltimore Sun – 2014-09-11

The median home price in the Baltimore metro area fell in August for the second month in a row as the number of the homes on the market continued to rise, according to a monthly report published...

Amazon triples the number of games and apps available for its Fire TV media streamer

PC World – 2014-10-24

Amazon wants investors to forget all about yesterday’s disappointing earnings announcement and its lowered sales guidance for the 2014 holiday season. The company released two bits of more positive...

NPR Slashes Number Of Environment Reporters

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-25

National Public Radio is down to just one environment reporter, and he's only covering the beat part time, InsideClimate News reported Friday. As of early 2014, NPR had three reporters and an...

Race to Christmas Number One wide open

The Bookseller – 2014-11-01

The race for the Christmas number one title is wide open this year, with no outstanding contender for the top spot. Seven national retailers, along with prominent indies, have told The Bookseller...

'Destiny' and the 9.5 million 'registered users' number (update)

Engadget – 2014-11-05

Activision is the most profitable game publisher in existence. The company's behind the Call of Duty franchise, the Skylanders franchise and many more. You know World of Warcraft? Activision owns the...

What a load of number two! Microsoft is the second most valuable company in the world

Betanews – 2014-11-15

A month ago we reported that Apple is the most valuable brand in the world. This ranking was based on figures published by Interbrand, but things have been improving for the Nadella-led company in...

Number of magazine closures almost double in 2014

Crains New York – 2014-12-16

Though the number of magazine launches held steady in 2014, the outlook for print media still took a turn for the worse as closures nearly doubled. Among the shuttered publications are... To view...

Guinness World Records is the Christmas Number One

The Bookseller – 2014-12-24

Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR) is the UK's official Christmas number one. In the seven days ending 20th December, the annual tome of record-breaking achievements from across the globe sold 58,477...

Jessie Burton is 2015's first number one

The Bookseller – 2015-01-07

Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist (Picador) is the first number one of 2015. 

Houellebecq's Soumission is France's number one

The Bookseller – 2015-01-16

Michel Houllebecq’s latest novel Soumission (Submission) has gone straight to number one in France's bestseller lists, selling 120,000 copies in the week of 5th to 11th January. The novel, set in...

Burton scores number one hat trick

The Bookseller – 2015-01-22

Jessie Burton has notched up a third number one position on the official UK Top 50.

Slight progress shown in number of women tech founders, but not in funders

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2015-01-31

There has been a slight increase in the number of women founders of tech startups but not in the number of funders, according to a pair of reports on Friday. Men still dominate in both groups in the...

Food blogger Woodward sets number one record

The Bookseller – 2015-02-05

Healthy eating advocate and blogger Ella Woodward has claimed the number one spot on the Official UK Top 50 this week. Deliciously Ella (Yellow Kite) sold 32,144 copies in the week ending the 31st...

Healey hits Number One after seven weeks

The Bookseller – 2015-02-19

Proving the old adage that all good things come to those who wait, Emma Healey scores her first UK number one with her debut smash hit Elizabeth is Missing (Penguin), first released in paperback on...

The Girl on the Train reaches number one

The Bookseller – 2015-04-02

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Doubleday) climbs sixteen places to claim the UK number one on the Official Top 50 in its 11th week on the chart.

Charts: Alfie, Peppa grab first number ones

The Bookseller – 2015-04-09

Alfie Deyes has avoided the difficult second book syndrome by notching up his, and publisher Blink’s, first UK Official Top 50 number one.  

Child scores Personal best with third Number One

The Bookseller – 2015-05-14

Lee Child achieves a personal best this week as his latest thriller tops the Official UK Top 50 for a third consecutive week. The paperback edition of Personal (Bantam) sold 22,680 copies in the...

Alma scores first UK Number One with Travelling to Infinity

The Bookseller – 2015-05-21

Jane Hawking’s memoir of married life with the physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking is the new number one on the Official UK Top 50 chart. In the seven days ending 16th May, Travelling to...

The readers’ editor on… how the Guardian should deal with a growing number of complaints | Chris Elliott

The Guardian – 2015-05-31

I’d like to improve on the numbers of complaints we resolve but we can’t just keep expanding the readers’ editor’s office. What do you think?There has been an increase in the annual total of...

Hislop’s sun rises to number one

The Bookseller – 2015-06-10

Victoria Hislop proved tougher than the American Sniper, with the British author’s newest release seeing off a single-channel promotion to earn her first number one in six years. Hislop’s The...

Report: Uber Deems China Its "Number One Priority"

Fast Company – 2015-06-12

Uber is looking to invest more than $1 billion in China this year, according to an email from CEO Travis Kalanick to investors.Since making its way to China last year, Uber has grown exponentially in...

James ties down second consecutive number one, half-year market gains

The Bookseller – 2015-07-01

E L James’ Grey had its second straight 300,000-plus weekly print sale—pushing the book's combined UK e-book and physical sales over the 1 million unit mark—while the overall British print...

Number of L.A. County police killings climbs to 22 this year

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-07

Los Angeles County law enforcement officers shot and killed five people in four days over the long holiday weekend.

Comic-Con: Sales and Number of Stores Up, Diamond Reports

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-14

Led by sales of comics, revenue at Diamond Distributors rose 10% in the first half of 2015 over the same period in 2014.

E L James wrestles number one spot from Harper Lee

The Bookseller – 2015-08-13

E L James has retaken the Official Top 50 number one from Harper Lee, as Grey (Arrow) sold 17,171 copies to Go Set a Watchman's (William Heinemann) 15,476 in the chart this week.  Grey’s sales...

In the spirit of cutting costs, Frontier eliminates toll-free number

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-16

Denver-based Frontier Airlines has replaced its toll-free customer service phone number with a regular toll-charge line.

Size Is Just A Number: What Society Doesn't Understand About Skinny Shaming

The Huffington Post – 2015-08-27

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Li. When I was six years old, my grandmother gave me a nickname that would haunt me for the rest of my life. Up until the age of fourteen, I was known as...

Miami Herald Grows Audiences With Growing Number of Niche Smartphone Apps

Editor & Publisher – 2015-08-27

The Miami Herald Media Company published its first smartphone app in 1999 — a Miami Dolphins football app that was one of the first newspaper apps in the marketplace targeting sports fans....

Microsoft is the number one employer for Workforce Diversity

Betanews – 2015-09-01

Diversity is the current weapon tech companies are using to bludgeon each other with -- Twitter has even gone as far as publishing its goals. Facebook fails in this department while Apple, ever the...

Pratchett’s Discworld swansong romps to number one

The Bookseller – 2015-09-04

Sir Terry Pratchett’s 41st and final Discworld novel The Shepherd’s Crown (Doubleday Children’s) grabbed the UK Official Number one by a sizeable margin, outselling the much-hyped Stieg Larsson...

Football: The magic number is seven TD passes for Max Gilliam, Tristan Gebbia

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-06

Quarterbacks Max Gilliam of Thousand Oaks and Tristan Gebbia of Calabasas each passed for seven touchdowns on Friday night.

Dodgers Dugout: That magic number keeps decreasing

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-07

Hi, welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, thinking that this Corey Seager guy might just have a future in this game.  Still in control After scaring fans by...

California's forest fires hitting areas with a sizable number of older residents

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-19

The deadly fires ravaging Northern California are in mountainous, rural areas and are putting the elderly particularly at risk. In Lake and Calaveras counties, where five residents -- all senior...

Book Review: Number 11 by Jonathan Coe

The Bookseller – 2015-11-20

Number 11 is comprised of five interconnecting stories that demonstrate a powerful imagination, a keen observational eye, and deep compassion.

DDoS attacks increase in number, endanger small organizations

PC World – 2015-12-08

While the power of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has decreased in recent months, their number has spiked, a trend that could signal trouble for smaller companies and websites. The...

How HuffPost, Sleep Number Will Use Each Other's Data in Branded-Content Deal

Advertising Age – 2015-12-17

Arianna Huffington has a new example to combat the idea that sleep inhibits productivity. Sleep banked her site, The Huffington Post, its latest branded-content deal.In April The Huffington Post...

A Record Number Of People Were Exonerated In 2015 For Crimes They Didn’t Commit

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-03

The Netfilx hit true-crime series “Making a Murderer” leaves many people wondering: Just how common is the story of a wrongful conviction in America’s criminal justice system?...

IPG Shortlist Announced from Record Number of Entries

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-02-12

The 2016 shortlist for the IPG Independent Publishing Awards showcases how publishers are generating sales from new business models and digital projects. The post IPG Shortlist Announced from Record...

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs unite for 'Atomic Number' -- the result of an offhand email

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-05

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs, "Atomic Number" (Anti- Records). With more than 30 studio albums among them, Neko Case, Laura Veirs and k.d. lang understand how to build a song, be it a...

Roald Dahl scores first number one in book chart

The Bookseller – 2016-03-16

Roald Dahl has scored his first ever Official Top 50 number one, as World Book Day title The Great Mouse Plot (Puffin) leapfrogged Cavan Scott’s The Escape: Star Wars (Egmont). The Great Mouse...

Lee Child elbows Joe Wicks off the top spot for 14th number one

The Bookseller – 2016-03-31

Lee Child has claimed his 14th number one as Make Me (Bantam), the 20th Jack Reacher novel, swiped the top spot from Joe Wicks’ Lean in 15 (Bluebird).

Lee Child makes it two weeks at number one

The Bookseller – 2016-04-06

Lee Child’s Make Me (Bantam) has held the number one spot for a second consecutive week, selling 36,697 copies for £138,058, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

New Day dawns for Sylvia’s fourth straight number one

The Bookseller – 2016-04-13

Sylvia Day has stormed into the Official Top 50 number one spot, as One with You (Penguin) outsold previous chart-topper Lee Child’s Make Me (Bantam) by over 17,116 copies.

Orion acquires The People at Number 9

The Bookseller – 2016-04-29

Orion Fiction has acquired a tale of "sex, envy and betrayal in the suburbs" in The People at Number 9 by Felicity Everett.

'Galbraith' claims third straight number one

The Bookseller – 2016-05-05

Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil (Sphere) has defeated the Star Wars Expert Guide (Dorling Kindersley) to take the Official UK Top 50 number one spot.

Pan Mac scores hat-trick with three number ones

The Bookseller – 2016-05-06

Pan Macmillan has scored a hat-trick this week by taking three number one positions across fiction and non-fiction in the Nielsen BookScan bestseller charts.

Go figure: the day the BBC thought its number was up

The Guardian – 2016-05-12

John Whittingdale’s plans for the future of the corporation in numbersIt’s the numbers, stupid! In the government’s 132-page report on the future of the BBC, published on Thursday, there was no...

Hawkins holds off Walliams in battle for number one

The Bookseller – 2016-05-25

Paula Hawkins has withstood a robust first week challenge from David Walliams, as The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) rolled into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot for a third consecutive week.

Walliams derails Hawkins for 14th number one

The Bookseller – 2016-06-02

David Walliams has claimed his 14th Official UK Top 50 number one, as The World’s Worst Children (HarperCollins) shunted Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) off the top spot,...

A Day to remember: Sylvia grabs third monthly E-Book Ranking number one

The Bookseller – 2016-06-04

Sylvia Day’s One With You (Michael Joseph) has easily romped to the top of The Bookseller’s April E-Book Ranking, outselling the second-placed title by a factor of over four to one.

In case you missed it: Watch James Corden's opening number

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-13

'Hamilton' wins 11 Tony Awards on a night that balances sympathy with perseverance June 12, 2016, 11:56 p.m. Broadway's biggest night ended in dramatic fashion when stage legend Barbra Streisand...

Emmy balloting opens as voters sort through a record number of entries

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-14

Emmy nominations balloting is now underway, and the 19,000 voting members of the television academy have two weeks to sort through the mind-blowing list of potential nominees spread over more than...

Joe Wicks earns eleventh number one

The Bookseller – 2016-06-29

Joe “The Body Coach” Wicks’ second title Lean in 15: The Shape Plan (Bluebird) has scored a second consecutive week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, according to Nielsen BookScan’s...

Record Number of Applications: Frankfurt Book Fair Announces Its 2016 Fellows

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-06-27

Applications from 100 candidates in 34 countries were received this year, Frankfurt administrators choosing 16 participants to become the fair's fellows in October. The post Record Number of...

After You makes it two as Moyes holds the number one spot

The Bookseller – 2016-07-13

Jojo Moyes has scored a second week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot as After You (Penguin) sold 47,872 copies for £180,513.

Hawkins' unstoppable Train steams back into number one

The Bookseller – 2016-07-27

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) has chugged its way back into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, as it surpasses the half a million copies sold mark in mass market paperback.

‘Expand the Number of Readers’: Brazil’s Miriam Gabbai

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-07-29

With economic shrinkage forecast to continue, Brazil's publishing industry battles educational and distribution challenges: 'We've had to reinvent ourselves,' says a key player in the book...

Rowling keeps rolling: Cursed Child claims third straight number one

The Bookseller – 2016-08-24

J K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) once again easily triumphed at the top of the charts, shifting 86,525 units last week through Nielsen...

'Cursed Child' gives Rowling her 75th number one

The Bookseller – 2016-09-01

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has snatched the Official Top 50 number one for a fourth week, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

Cursed Child clings on for a sixth week at number one

The Bookseller – 2016-09-14

J K Rowling and Jack Thorne’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week—by the tips of its fingers.

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