Wednesday, 24 February 2010
Archive Book biz news
The bestselling British novel of the last decade has been named as Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time which has sold more than two million copies. The book came third in the list of bestsellers of the last decade being beaten only by The DA Vinci Code and Angels and Demons on British sales. Interestingly none of the Harry Potter books came in the top ten.
Ex-Con, Jeffrey Archer has just signed a five book deal and been given a record £18 million advance. Under the terms of the contract he must deliver one book a year, with the first due out in 2011. The five book series will be set in Bristol and called The Clifton Saga.