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Social media have become an added platform to promote books.(Shutterstock)

World Book Day: Books in the times of social media

By Medha Shri Dahiya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:25 PM IST
On World Book Day (23 April), we find out if social media can kill books. By the looks of it, no! In fact, social media is helping sell more books.
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The study found a universal pattern to book sales: all hardcover bestsellers, regardless of genre, follow a sales trajectory governed by the same factors.(Getty Images)
The study found a universal pattern to book sales: all hardcover bestsellers, regardless of genre, follow a sales trajectory governed by the same factors.(Getty Images)

Here’s the secret code to writing a best-seller: Publish your book in the festive season

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 02:27 PM IST
A US study used data from the New York Times Bestseller Lists (2008 to 2016) to create a formula for predicting how well a book would sell and whether it would be a bestseller. The team found that fiction, especially thrillers, released around the festive season was more likely to have high sales.
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Express Book Service on East street, Camp which opened over 80 years ago, is among the few bookstores with regular customers.(HT PHOTO)
Express Book Service on East street, Camp which opened over 80 years ago, is among the few bookstores with regular customers.(HT PHOTO)

Pune bookstores are still standing tall and the secret is.....

By Anjali Shetty and Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Crossword, along with the 80-plus years old Express Book Service (EBS) at Camp, and Akshardhara Book Centre on Bajirao road are among the bookstores that are continuing to stand tall in business and buck the trend.
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British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up on thrillers because his wife told him he can no longer travel to adventurous places.(AFP)
British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up on thrillers because his wife told him he can no longer travel to adventurous places.(AFP)

Too old for adventure, Frederick Forsyth to quit writing thrillers

By AFP, London
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Popular British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up writing thrillers as he is too old and tired to travel to adventurous places.
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