American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A publisher's list of new or current titles.
- n. publishing A list of the most recent books available from a publisher, as opposed to the backlist of older titles.
- front + list (Wiktionary)
“Even though the Bobby Fisher movie doesn't strike me as all that alluring, I'm sure there's something there to frontlist Fincher in the making. dagreenman18”
“For the first time, Del Rey is giving away a free electronic version of a frontlist book: The Patriot Witch by Charles Coleman Finlay (writing as C.C. Finlay), available as a DRM-free PDF.”
“The range of titles chosen for the promotion includes a mix of frontlist and backlist, from both new and established authors, and we will be monitoring the performance of every title very closely.”
“Viner's strategy for building frontlist titles is to go after people who are already household names because of controversies in the news.”
“Following the launch, a rolling programme will introduce all future frontlist titles to the libraries that have signed up - The Bookseller”
“Which is the * really* long way of saying that publicists look at review copy requests for backlist (and frontlist) titles on a case by case basis!”
“We really view what we're doing here as the creation of not just a first year, frontlist publication, but an author's body of work that's going to remain in print and still be active two, three, five years down the line.”
“Without backlist titles, a great deal of a house's income would be dependent on costlier and riskier frontlist titles (read Anna David's Daily Beast column on the risks of celebrity publishing).”
“Do we all have a “frontlist fetish” like Mark says, or are new books genuinely more exciting?”
“The question that only came to me today is about how much frontlist becomes backlist, and how long it stays there.”
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