Thursday, December 18, 2008

Top 10 US out of print books of 2007

We spend a lot of time looking at demand trends for out-of-print books. Per our research, the following are the top 10 most sought-after out-of-print books in America in 2007:
  1. Once a Runner (1978) by John L. Parker, Jr.
    The cult classic distance running novel; the long-awaited sequel, Again to Carthage, was released in November
  2. Football Scouting Methods (1962) by Steve Belichick
    Legendary college football scout’s playbook, used by coaches and players to develop winning game plans
  3. Sex (1992) by Madonna
    The pop icon’s controversial book of erotic photos
  4. Promise Me Tomorrow (1984) by Nora Roberts
    An early novel that the bestselling romance novelist refuses to reprint, describing it as “mediocre”
  5. The Lion’s Paw (1946) by Robb White
    A children’s adventure story about two orphans who travel around Florida in a boat
  6. The Principles of Knitting (1988) by June Hemmons Hiatt
    An indispensable resource on hand knitting
  7. Raven: The Untold Story of the Reverend Jim Jones and His People (1982) by Tim Reiterman
    Chronicles the inner workings which allowed the Peoples Temple to flourish
  8. Aran Knitting (1997) by Alice Starmore
    History and how-to about the Irish knitting technique
  9. One Way Up (1964) by John F. Straubel
    The story of of helicopters and vertically rising aircraft
  10. Dear and Glorious Physician (1959) by Taylor Caldwell
    A novel based on the life of Saint Luke

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