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James Patterson Sets World Record

jamesPatterson.jpgWith 31 hardcover novels reaching number one and 45 total books on the list, author James Patterson has earned the Guinness World Record for the “Most Entries on The New York Times Best-Seller List.”

Guinness will bestow the award tomorrow (Saturday May 30th) at BookExpo America in New York City. The record will be recorded in “The Guinness World Records 2010,” which comes out in September.

Here’s a statement from Craig Glenday, EIC of Guinness World Records: “Patterson’s success is a bright spot in the publishing world … He’s a prolific writer who has been able to deliver quality work with astounding consistency throughout the years.”

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