Good Week To Be Large Print: 60% of NYT Fiction Hardcover Bestsellers, 2 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 

We’re having a good week at Thorndike, and this news is also good for libraries – and all readers who appreciate the ease of access that large print provides.  Here’s what we’re excited about:

  • Of the seven books debuting on the New York Times Print Hardcover Best Sellers Fiction list the week of April 24, five are titles available from Thorndike in large print.
  • Overall, of the 20 published/extended titles on the Print Hardcover Best Sellers Fiction list, we offer 12 (that’s 60%!) in large print.
  • In addition, Thorndike offers two newly announced Pulitzer Prize-winning books in large print.

Our editorial staff is thrilled, as we continue our quest to put the BEST titles in the best (most accessible to all) format in readers’ hands as quickly as possible. (BEST titles in the best format?? TOP titles? Don’t want to use Best twice.

The five debuting titles available from Thorndike include:

  • As Time Goes By by Mary Higgins Clark. Secrets emerge when a television journalist searching for her birth mother covers the trial of the widow of a wealthy doctor.
  • The 14th Colony by Steve Berry. The covert operative Cotton Malone must thwart an agent loyal to the former Soviet Union.
  • Family Jewels by Stuart Woods. In the 37th Stone Barrington novel, the lawyer becomes entangled in a mystery involving a wealthy divorcée’s ex-husband.
  • The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King. In the 15th Mary Russell novel, the focus is on Clara, the housekeeper for Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, who is not who she appears to be.
  • Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. A story of three women’s lives during and after World War II.

Rounding out the list of New York Times Print Hardcover bestsellers available in large print are:

And let’s not forget those Pulitzer Prize winners:


Want to bring these titles to readers in your community?  Contact your Sales Rep to request a quote or reserve your copies of these hot titles today.


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