What women don"t want: Fears for "chick lit" as sales figures plunge

What women don”t want: Fears for “chick lit” as sales figures plunge

3:51 PM on 27th September 2011

Had their time Bridget Jones

Had their time Bridget Jones” Diary was one of the original chick lit novels, but sales of the genre have fallen dramatically this year

Flailing sales: Candace Bushnell

Frothy: Candace Bushnell”s Sex and the City, which started life as a novel, is another important example of the ailing genre


Change in fortunes: Sales of Jodi Picoult Change in fortunes: Tasmina Perry

Change in fortunes: Sales of Jodi Picoult”s (left) books have halved, but Tasmina Perry”s book sales have doubled

The Brightest Star In The Sky

CHICK LIT AUTHORS: The winners and the losers