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Mark Twain Is Still In Demand!

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The Autobiography of Mark Twain is an unexpected success! The four-pound, 500,000 word tome has landed on several best-seller lists and gone back to press six times.

Editors at the University of California Press expected very little interest and only printed 7,500 copies to start, but now the total print run is up to 275,000.

Bookstores and retailers can't get the book fast enough!

Kris Kleindienst, owner of Left Bank Books in St. Louis, said:

“It sold right out. You would think only completists and scholars would want a book like this. But there’s an enduring love affair with Mark Twain, especially around here. Anybody within a stone’s throw of the Mississippi River has a Twain attachment."

Booksellers believe it's a perfect holiday gift and are desperate to get them in stock for the holiday season.

Rebecca Fitting, owner of the Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, added:

“He’s surprisingly relevant right now. When you look at how much he wrote and the breadth of the subjects he wrote about, you know that if he were alive today, he would totally be a blogger.”

Ha! Love it.

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4 comments to “Mark Twain Is Still In Demand!”

  1. 1

    How old is the picture?

  2. 2

    How is this an unexpected hit? Everyone expected it to FLY.

  3. 3

    Mark Twain is fuckin awesome

  4. 4

    I don't understand how publishers didn't predict the success of a highly anticipated autobiography. The entire world has been waiting for this book to be published for 100 years.