‘Go Set a Watchman,’ ‘The Martian’ and ‘The Girl on the Train’ were fiction hits. Celebrity nonfiction fizzled. Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple have released their lists of the best-selling books of the year.
The year 2015 lacked a runaway celebrity best-seller like Tina Fey’s Bossypants, but there are still several important Hollywood-related stories in publishing. Here are four key takeaways from the year in publishing. (Note: Barnes & Noble’s best-selling list ranks just books published in 2015, and Amazon does all books, which explains some of the difference in numbers. Kindle and iBooks rankings reflect just e-book sales.) Read More