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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  1. hope

    Interesting. It’s as if the controversy made people avoid the movie, not because they thought it was athiest and evil, but just because they thought it was too heavy. Maybe they are more willing to experiment with heavy in a book, and after dipping into it, they’ll go see the movie.

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