Nielsen Book Gold and Platinum Awards

The Nielsen Book Gold and Platinum Awards were established in 2000 and are presented to authors and publishers that have achieved exceptional sales.  To qualify for a Gold Award you have to have achieved sales of 500,000 copies and for Platinum 1m copies.  Publishers have to claim the awards and can then either order awards for presentation to their authors or for themselves.

Chris Cleave: Nielsen Book Gold Award 

Chris Cleave receiving the Nielsen Gold Book Award from his editor Suzie Dooré at the Sceptre offices. Chris Cleave commented:

"It's such an honour to get a Gold Book Award from Nielsen for selling half a million of my last book, The Other Hand, and oddly timely in the week my new novel Gold is released - thank you so much."

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