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The Little Women Miniseries Trailer Is Out

We got a 30-second peek at the Little Women miniseries courtesy of a new trailer. Angela Lansbury stars as Aunt March, alongside Maya Hawke as Jo, Emily Watson as Marmee, Willa Fitzgerald as Meg, Annes Elwy as Beth, Kathryn Newton as Amy, and Jonah Hauer-King as Laurie. The PBS/BBC miniseries airs on PBS on May 13, 2018.

“Cat Person” Author’s Debut Book Reaches $1 Million At Auction

A new book from the author of the viral short story “Cat Person” is reportedly reaching $1 million dollars at auction. Kristen Roupenian’s debut short story collection, You Know You Want This, sold to a UK publisher for a “high five figure sum,” but in the U.S. 11 bidders have pushed the price tag over $1 million. Originally published in the New Yorker, “Cat Person” follows a college student’s awful sexual episode with a misogynist.

James Patterson Ups His Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program

This year, author James Patterson increased the total dollar amount of his Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program by $100,00 for a total pool of $350,000. He also more than doubled the number of booksellers who will receive a bonus for a total of 320. Recipients include booksellers and bookstore owners at stores in areas hit by hurricanes and wildfires, as well as established bookstores like Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon.

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