How Joe's Star of the Sea shot to No 1
The Richard and Judy Book Club helped to turn novelist Joe O'Connor into an overnight literary star.
In 2004, Star of the Sea, the Dubliner's novel about a famine ship, was ranked at number 337 in the sales chart when it was recommended on their Channel 4 show by guest reviewer Bob Geldof as a "masterpiece".
It shot straight to number 1 in the UK bestseller chart and went on to sell over 800,000 copies in a year.
Books recommended by Richard and Judy's TV shows, and more recently their website, have notched up sales worth over €200m.
Among the titles to have taken off after being featured on the show are The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller and The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.
The Bookseller Magazine said of Richard and Judy: "No two people in television have had a greater impact on the book trade in the past few years."