Almost three weeks after the premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and the effect on sales of George R.R. Martin’s backlist is palpable. The New York Times Bestseller list features the series all over it:
Paperback Mass-market Fiction: A Game of Thrones #3, A Clash of Kings #13, A Storm of Swords #19, A Feast for Crows #26.
Paperback Trade Fiction: A Game of Thrones #8.
E-book Fiction: A Game of Thrones #7, A Clash of Kings #27.
Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: A Game of Thrones #5, A Clash of Kings #26.
On Amazon.com, the series dominates 8 of 20 spots in the SF/F Bestseller list, with the four-book set also holding the #8 on the overall bestselling books list. And on the other side of the Pond, Amazon.co.uk features the series on its overall list, with A Game of Thrones currently holding the #2 spot, and A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords also in the Top 20.