So, who gets the most ink?
Initial print runs of Fall 2013 tell the tale.
No Meager Amount
Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam
150, 000 copies
The third installment in the Canadian author’s speculative fiction trilogy (“Oryx and Crake,” “The Year of the Flood”).
James Patterson’s Cross My Heart
Alex Cross becomes the obsession of a genius of menace set on proving that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime.
Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath
Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages.
Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep
Dan Torrance, the child protagonist/hero of “The Shining,” has grown up, still has paranormal powers and is still doing battle with the dark side.
John Grishham’s Sycamore Row
A return to that famous courthouse in Clanton as Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial.
Bestselling authors get plenty of ink. So do authors who favor the longer form ~ novels well over 500 pages.
I love big books.
I’m reading this now.
I’m planning on reading this next.
What are some tomes you’ve enjoyed over the years?
What pachydermous pile of ink is on your nightstand?
Meet you here next Sunday.