frontlist

[ fruhnt-list ]
/ ˈfrʌntˌlɪst /

noun

a publisher's sales list of newly or recently published books, especially those of popular or ephemeral appeal.
Compare backlist.

Origin of frontlist

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British Dictionary definitions for front list

front list


noun

  1. a publisher's list of forthcoming books
  2. (as modifier)a front-list writer See also backlist, mid-list
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