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Bob Cavnar’s Upcoming Book is an Exciting “Sleeper” – Publisher’s Weekly

From Publisher’s Weekly:

Although last fall was known for its “embarrassment of riches,” this fall’s title selection is plenty strong as well.

“I feel great about the fall—the momentum is already here. I see tons of stuff about the end of the book is nigh, but I keep selling books,” says Sheryl Cotleur, buying director of Book Passage in Corte Madera, Calif., which has sold over a thousand copies of David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob Zoet this summer. “Besides,” says Mark Mouser, manager of general books at University Book Store in Seattle, “a less crowded field gives us more opportunity to find unnoticed gems and sell the heck out of them.”

Read the whole article here…

Find out more about Disaster on the Horizon here…

Watch Bob Cavnar on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

And last but not least, keep up to speed with the continuing struggle to plug the gaping hole in the Gulf floor on Bob’s wonderful blog, The Daily Hurricane.


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