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Do Nobels Sell Books?

Posted at 8:10AM Wednesday 11 Dec 2013

What difference does winning the Nobel Prize in Literature make? BookNet Canada studied just how much difference it made to sales both at home and abroad of books by this year's winner Alice Munro, who became the first Canadian author to win the prize on October 10. The numbers were dramatic.

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