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The complex, contradictory pleasures of pulp fiction

Pulp was the natural home of genre narrative: science fiction, crime, romance, westerns, horror and “weird” tales

What big data can tell us about how a book becomes a best-seller

How does a book become a best-seller, and which types of books are more likely to make the list?