Lena Dunham's surprise book sells out in 24 hours

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is a collection of her journal entries from a decade ago, and will raise money for the nonprofit group Girls Write NowA surprise new book by Lena Dunham, collecting her journals from a decade ago, has sold out less than 24 hours after the writer announced its release.Dunham’s 56-page chapbook, Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? was unveiled on Tuesday afternoon. Priced at $25 (£17), with proceeds going to the mentoring programme Girls Write Now, its signed, 2,000-copy first print run had sold out by Wednesday morning, although it is still available as an ebook in the US. Fourth Estate, which released Dunham’s bestselling memoir Not That Kind of Girl in the UK, said that as yet it had no plans to publish the new book. Related: Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? by Lena Dunham review – anxious and tender Related: Lena Dunham to launch publishing imprint Lenny Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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