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GONE WITH THE WIND Mansion For Sale: Today In Books

This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Famous People: A debut novel by Justin Kuritzkes and Henry Holt & Co.

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Gone With The Wind Mansion For Sale

The Georgia mansion that was used in the Gone With The Wind film as Ashley Wilkes’s Twelve Oaks family home is for sale. Bidding on the 12 bedrooms/11.5 bath home starts at $1 million if you’ve got bags of money and are looking for a restored Georgia mansion.

Canada’s 2019 Bestseller Lists

I love looking at book sales data, especially when we get to compare regions, countries, etc. We got to see the best selling print books in the U.S. so far the other day and now we get Canada’s. While Michelle Obama’s Becoming was our #2 seller it’s Canada’s #1. Check out the rest of the backlist dominating best selling print books.

Chef Loses Star And Demands Removal From Michelin Guide

Marc Veyrat, acclaimed chef of La Maison des Bois, is railing against the loss of a star and demanding to be removed from the Michelin Guide. The publishers are refusing. For the full “he said, they said” story (Veyrat doubts they even visited his restaurant), and the beautiful “They said we used cheddar!” quote, read on here.