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BREAKING NEWS: 900-Page Debut Novel Fetches Nearly $2 Million

Is the big fat novel back? Donna Tartt’s exquisite novel The Goldfinch has 771 pages. Eleanor Catton won the 2013 Man Booker Prize for her 834 page masterpiece The Luminaries. And now City on Fire, the 900-page debut novel by New York writer Garth Risk Hallberg, has been acquired for nearly $2 million. In a two-day bidding war that took the industry by storm last week, 10 publishers bid more th... Read more

by | November 12, 2013