Daily Archives: December 22, 2007

His Dark Materials Tops NYTimes Best Seller List

Critical acclaim is nice and all, but when it comes to selling books in America, a few things are evidently nicer: Nicole Kidman’s face, a Hollywood marketing budget and a healthy dollop of religious controversy. This week, “His Dark Materials” jumps to No. 1 on the series list.

TBR: Inside the List – Books – Review – New York Times


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His Dark Materials: A Quiz

I’ve a post below on the Guardian Book Club’s focus this month on His Dark Materials. (Updated to include two columns by John Mulland). But I just came across the quiz they set for the audience at the interview the other night and thought it was entertaining enough to get a post of its own:

His quiz materials

(Darn — I got two wrong!)

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Remembering Harry: The Complete Obituaries

Missed this one back in July:

Harry Potter: The Complete Obituaries — Vulture — Entertainment & Culture Blog — New York Magazine

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Coraline Sneak Preview

A present from Neil Gaiman: Coraline Sneak Preview.

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