Tuesday, April 29, 2003

SHUTTER ISLAND debuts on SEVEN (!) bestseller lists

After a, er, hurricane of rave reviews and fawning publicity last week, Dennis Lehane's SHUTTER ISLAND debuted at #12 on The New York Times Best Seller List (Hardcover Fiction), #5 on the Booksense Bestseller List (Hardcover Fiction), #10 on the Booksense 76 for May and June of 2003, #1 on The Boston Globe list of local bestsellers (Hardcover Fiction), #3 on The Denver Post Local Best Seller List (Hardcover Fiction), #5 on The San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Best-Seller List (Hardcover Fiction), and #35 on the USA Today list. In its first week, it also hit #2 on Barnesandnoble.com and #8 on Amazon.com.

Wednesday, April 23, 2003

MYSTIC RIVER runs all the way to Cannes

Clint Eastwood's all-star adaptation of MYSTIC RIVER will premiere (and compete) at the Cannes Film Festival!

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

Ruchama King has baby girl, will read in August

Ruchama King, author of SEVEN BLESSINGS, gave birth to a baby girl, Alexandra, on April 15. A couple days later, Ruchama found out she'll be reading at the Barnes & Noble in New York City's Upper West Side on August 13 or 19.