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iBooks Bestsellers: ‘Watchman’ Edges Out ‘Grey'

Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' hit #1 on Apple’s iBooks bestseller list, for the week ended July 20. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Watchman' Sets Another Record

Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' sold 1.1 million since it was released July 14, making it the fastest-selling book in HarperCollins history, the publisher reported Monday morning. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman sells over 1m copies in the US and Canada

Despite many readers’ disparaging criticism, Harper Lee’s ‘lost’ novel has become HarperCollins’ fastest selling book with 1.1m in first-week sales and preordersCritics dismissed it as a rough draft for To Kill a Mockingbird and readers despaired over an ageing, racist Atticus Finch. But Harper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman kill a mockingbird?

No one who reads To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time now can read it as we did before this week. No teacher, no student can ever ignore the complicated history of the book and its characters. Go Set a Watchman, published on Tuesday, changes everything. But is that as terrible as it sounds?... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating ‘Watchman’

"Go Set a Watchman" may have met a cool reception from some critics, but readers have made it the hot book of the summer. Harper Lee’s second novel will likely end up being the top-selling book for 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Designers Judge Go Set a Watchman by Its Cover

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s retro-facing sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, hit bookshelves this week. The story of its discovery—it was actually Lee’s first draft of Mockingbird—and publication reads like a novel of its own, and the whole affair has been mired in controversy. But now it’s... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printing error hits 'limited' Harper Lee stock

A "limited number" of copies of Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman (William Heinemann) have been found to contain a printing error, with Penguin Random House's printer Clays having to print replacement stock. Copies affected by the technical fault at Clays have two lines missing on each of six... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product

Go Set a Watchman has become a major hit in a year that needed one and raises questions about American society and its publishing and reading culture. The post On Harper Lee, Pre-orders, and Book Product appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First-day sales for Harper Lee 'top 105k'

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman (William Heinemann) racked up first-day sales in the UK of over 105,000 copies, across print and digital editions, according to publisher Penguin Random House. Meanwhile Waterstones' own sales for the title are approaching 30,000, m.d. James Daunt told The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman books missing text from final pages after printing error

Readers complain missing sentences and paragraphs tainted enjoyment of Harper Lee’s novel, as publisher says replacement copies are being printedA number of the first 25,000 copies of Harper Lee’s new novel Go Set a Watchman are missing paragraphs and sentences from the final pages – with many... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Let the right edition in

The release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman provides another moment to reflect on the developing ebook market and how it mixes with the print sector. Released globally in print and ebook format, and at various retail prices, there are three competing editions in the marketplace (hardback,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Go Set a Watchman': Why the new Atticus Finch is different than you think

Some fans are aghast over the portrayal of hero Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's new book 'Watchman.' But it's important to remember 'Watchman' isn't a sequel to 'Mockingbird.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Go Set a Watchman': Why the new Atticus Finch is different than you think (+video)

Some fans are aghast over the portrayal of hero Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's new book 'Watchman.' But it's important to remember 'Watchman' isn't a sequel to 'Mockingbird.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman: Review

Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman is not a book that should be read in a vacuum. It becomes fairly transparent, fairly early on, that this can only be taken as a first draft of what would become To Kill a Mockingbird. This perspective allows it to be an unprecedented insight onto a seminal novel,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Font Designer, 'Watchman' Proves an Unexpected Thrill

Retired font designer Paul Veres is enjoying the fact that, unexpectedly, his font, Caterina, was licensed and used on the cover of Harper Lee's new book, 'Go Set a Watchman.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Was 'tatvertising' the nadir of book marketing campaigns?

Plans to hype David Lagercrantz’s Girl With the Dragon Tattoo sequel by tattooing a volunteer reader, now mercifully cancelled, took branding a little too literallyWith Go Set a Watchman finally out, it’s time to move on to thinking about the summer’s next most-anticipated/hyped novel, which has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finally! Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' hits bookstores around the globe

Harper Lee's hotly anticipated book, "Go Set a Watchman" hit bookstores Tuesday. From Los Angeles to New York to London to Mumbai, fans of Lee's beloved first book, "To Kill a Mockingbird," were snapping up copies. And many then took to social media to show off their purchases. (Because it... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As 'Watchman' Hits Stands, Authors Reflect on 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

With Harper Lee's new novel 'Go Set a Watchman' on sale today, Publishers Weekly asked a collection of authors for their thoughts on her beloved debut, and Pulitzer Prize winner, 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman': Don't write Atticus Finch off as a racist just yet [Video]

Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" won't be released to the public until Tuesday, but readers already know that the book reveals a darker side to Atticus Finch. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just hero Atticus Finch recast as racist in new Harper Lee novel

Harper Lee's just and gentle lawyer Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird is depicted as a bigot and racist in the author's upcoming new novel, which is being published this week 55 years after her portrait of racial injustice in the American South. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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