FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

Titanic Anniversary Is Driving Book Sales

The 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic sinking has made a classic book on the subject return to the bestsellers list.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the 1955 book A Night to Remember by Walter Lord, will be the top selling nonfiction book on The New York Times‘ chart of combined print and eBook nonfiction sales this Sunday. The book was turned into a film by the same name in 1958 directed by Roy Ward Baker, one of many films made on the subject.

Here is more from WSJ: “The paperback was published by Henry Holt and Company. The e-book was released last month by Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher that says the e-edition has been downloaded around 30,000 times.”

Mediabistro Course

Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!