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.
Daily Archives: December 22, 2007
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:
(Darn — I got two wrong!)
Missed this one back in July: