J.K. Rowling named second 'most influential' in book industry
September 25, 2011 at 1:38 PM ET
HPANA (via The Guardian)
The Guardian have complied a list of the "top 100" most influential figures in the book industry.
Not surprisingly, J.K. Rowling made the list at the #2 slot:
The founder of Amazon, (Jim Besos), tops the Book Power 100 list with J.K Rowling following in second place. The Harry Potter author beat Larry page, CEO of Google, and James Daunt and Alexander Mamut of bookshop giant Waterstones to secure the second place and consequently is the top author placed in the list.