Books that are still in print, but are not being published during the current season.
A publisher's available titles that were printed and released prior to the current season. Some publishers include the prior list in their definition of frontlist.
Books published before the present year, but still in print.
Books from previous seasons that are still in print. A publisher's backlist provides a significant source of revenue, as sales of backlist titles often prove to be more stable than frontlist sales.
The backlist comprises books published prior to the current season and still in print.
A generic term for books more than a year old, which are still available for sale.
List of books published before the current publishing year, but still in print.
books in print that have not been recently published.
Previously published books. A publisher's backlist is an important source of revenue, because backlist sales are more predictable and dependable than front-list sales.
books from previous seasons that are still in print. In children's publishing, a book can remain on a publisher's backlist for 50 years.
Books published more than a few years ago that sell without being actively promoted.
A backlist is a list of older books available from a publisher, as opposed to titles newly published. Record labels also have backlists of music titles they have published. Having a strong backlist for a publisher is also a form of The Long Tail in 21st Century business plans.