NEW YORK (Reuters) – A first edition copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, “The Great Gatsby,” will be up for sale next month and could fetch up to $150,000, Sotheby’s said on Thursday. The book, which once belonged to the critic and author Malcolm Cowley, will go under the hammer along with a group of Fitzgerald’s letters and an unpublished poem in the June 11 books and manuscript sale in New York. …
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First edition of ‘Great Gatsby’ to be sold at auction
NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Inferno,” Dan Brown’s latest book, shot to the top of the U.S. best-sellers list on Thursday. The list is compiled using data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide. Hardcover Fiction Last Week 1. “Inferno” by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95) – 2. “The 12th of Never” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $27.99) 2 3.
By Billy Cheung NEW YORK (Reuters) – Award-winning author James Salter, who completed his last full-length book more than 30 years ago, has released a new novel that chronicles a life drawn from many of his own experiences. Like Salter, the main character in “All That Is” leaves the military to embark on a literary career. Unlike Salter, Philip Bowman becomes an editor after failing to find work as a writer. Salter is considered by many one of the best postwar American novelists and short-story writers. …
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James Salter breaks long silence with ‘All That Is’