I have mixed feelings about the Lisbeth Salander character phenomenon. Stieg Larsson’s three books were indeed thrilling, compelling reads. Were Larsson alive and releasing the fourth installment written by his own hand, I would without question be reading the final pages of the book instead of writing this. But what can we say about a success in storytelling and bookselling so … [Read more...] about The Girl in the Testamentary Fracas
There have been a couple interesting developments in the Stieg Larsson story since I last posted. Most noteworthy is the announcement by Amazon.com that Larsson is the first author to sell over a million digital copies on the Kindle. Amazon have created a new Kindle Million Club and Larsson is the first (and currently the only) member. Back in May, the New York Times ran a … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Kindle Million Club.
The Financial Mail Women's Forum recently posted a good article on the Stieg Larsson estate. How can it be that the widow of the second-bestselling author in the world isn't seeing any of the royalties? Read the full article The Girl who didn’t Inherit a Fortune: Widow of bestselling Swedish author Stieg Larsson has not seen a penny of his £20m. … [Read more...] about Steig Larsson’s Widow still not receiving royalties