- The book will retail for $28.
- It’s published by a Macmillan imprint (St. Martin’s, FSG, Henry Holt).
- The last hardcover Book Club pick was The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski—which we all know has been very successful.
- It has the ISBN prefix of a St. Martin’s Press book, although St. Martin’s hardcover prices usually end in “.99.” Is Macmillan tricking us?
Any predictions? Early guesses include Nelson Mandela’s Conversations with Myself, which has a foreword by President Obama, or Some Sing, Some Cry by Ntozake Shange & Ifa Bayeza. (The pub date would have to be changed for the first guess, and the price would have to be changed for the second. So . . . maybe we need to come up with some more guesses.)
Do you pick out books based on the Oprah sticker? While I’m not crazy about having the logo on a book in my collection, I have loved many of Oprah’s past choices: She’s Come Undone, The Poisonwood Bible, Daughter of Fortune, Middlesex. . . And that “Summer of Faulkner” box set sure came in handy during my Faulkner seminar in college!