Bob Eckstein wrote a book called The History of the Snowman. He got a $35,000 advance and spent $15,000 in research. The book went through five editors, and the cover design went through 35 revisions. Then Eckstein was sent out on a seven-state promotional tour, during which he sold 41 books.
And you thought your life sucked.
Speaking of books, don't forget the 2008 Holiday Book Sale.
Three Wikileaks staffers have suddenly died this year - It’s been a very, bloody year at Wikileaks this year. Gavin MacFadyen is just the latest Wikileaks staffer to suddenly
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