Things in Print Thursday :: a play-by-play of the current nonfiction best sellers according to The New York Times and women

3 Apr

Top 25 lists.

Print & e-book.

Female authors
Uganda Be Kidding Me by Chelsea Handler
Heaven Is For Real by (Todd Burpo with) Lynn Vincent
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
The Nazi Officer’s Wife by Edith H. Beer
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
The Princess Trilogy by Jean Sasson
Quiet by Susan Cain
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Call the Midwife: Farewell to the East End by Jennifer Worth
Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth
Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

11 out of 25 titles (or 44%) are at least partially by female authors.

Hardcover.

Female authors.
The Promise of a Pencil by (Adam Braun with) Carlye Adler
Uganda Be Kidding Me by Chelsea Handler
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
Overwhelmed by Brigid Schulte
Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan

8 out of 25 titles (or 32%) are at least partially by female authors.

3 titles appear on both lists.

–your fangirl heroine.

totally innocent what

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