from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A product, such as a book, that is among those sold in the largest numbers.
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- n. A book or other product that has sold in large numbers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a book that has had a large and rapid sale
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If fear of criticism puts you off, then lock your pen and paper in the drawer and give up now, because nobody, be they just starting, or a New York Times bestseller, is immune from criticism.
[T] he engrossing second entry in bestseller Twelve Hawks's Fourth Realm trilogy ...
STEVE INSKEEP, host: Those who enjoyed "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" may be interested to know that a new foreign bestseller is headed to America.
His publisher says that theThe Whole Truth, a No. 1 bestseller, is his “first international thriller.”
The numbers speak for themselves: a YA bestseller is likely to be moving ten times as many copies as an adult SF title occupying the comparable slot on the grownup list.
The Guardian: Believe it or not: the sceptics beat God in bestseller battle
Watch out New York Times, your next bestseller is on her way!!!
The lifespan of the bestseller is shrinking. [via Collision Detection]
But I just figured out that Gerrie Lim's bestseller is banned in Malaysia.
I'll be blunt here: If you think writing some multimillion-copy bestseller is easy, you're an idiot.