A History of Buying Books onto the Bestseller List
January 6, 2020 3:37 PM Subscribe
When Donald Trump Jr.'s book Triggered debuted atop the New York Times bestseller list, there was a dagger next to the listing, meaning the NYT believes the book benefited from bulk purchases rather than a groundswell of individual buyers. Sarah Nicolas at Book Riot explains further -- and tells us that Donald Sr. "helped pioneer the practice among business people.".
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