BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Real readers don’t buy hardback books

Just read on the BBC’s website that 17,662 hardback copies of The Cuckoo’s Calling sold were sold between 14 and 20 July since JK Rowling was revealed as the author. … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 9 Comments

Did you know a small bookshop pre-ordered 250 signed copies of The Cuckoo’s Calling before J.K.Rowling was outed?

Goldsboro Books in central London specialises in modern first editions but it hasn’t tried to cash in. Every copy was sold for the jacket price of £16.99 even though the … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 7 Comments