Is Zuck the Next Oprah?
Zuckerberg's new year resolution has sparked much discussion about whether he is the next Oprah when it comes to influencing book sales. On this page we will track the Amazon rank of each book he picks to see how high each book ranks on Amazon. We will also track the number of reviews over time.
Book 1: The end of Power
Starting reviews: 56, Review score: 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Rankings on 1/6/15:
Before Mr. Zuckerberg endorsed it, “The End of Power,” which came out in March 2013, sold 20,000 copies across all formats, including close to 4,500 e-books. It has sold more than that number of e-books since Mr. Zuckerberg’s announcement, Mr. Steinberger said. On Monday, booksellers placed orders for 10,000 more copies and it shot up to No. 19 on Amazon’s best-seller list. (Source: NYTimes)