19/12/2009

The books that never made it to any bestseller list

It has now become fashionable for publications to rank books such as best books of the decade, best fiction of the year etc.

However, what of those books that never made it to these lists? Are they bad? On the other hand, did they lack the marketing muscle to make it to the top of the bestseller list?

Leave the reading public aside, what about the publishing insiders? What do they think of the books that never made it for any reason?

Here is a list of books that publishers think should have been best sellers, but unaccountably never made it.