In a cycle seemingly as old as the literary world itself, Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is now the subject of criticism after first experiencing major success.
'Under the Dome' is based on King's novel of the same name. 'I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes of 'Game of Thrones,' and I was very jealous,' said King.
J.K. Rowling's bestseller 'The Silkworm' – previously unavailable to Amazon customers – can now be ordered, although shipping time is still slow. 'The Silkworm' is published by Hachette, with whom Amazon is currently involved in a dispute.
Tony Awards: Various literary adaptations, including the musical 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' won prizes during the recent telecast. The Tony Awards were held on June 8.
The political twittering class may want to treat the success (or lack thereof) of the Hillary Clinton book as an electoral bellwether. But famous people write books to make money and extend their brands.