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Nobel Prize Win Sends Bob Dylan Book Sales Soaring

Bob Dylan’s recent award of the Nobel Prize for Literature has sent his book sales boosted sales skyrocketing.

bob-bookDylan’s memoir Chronicles: Volume One and bound compilation The Lyrics: 1961-2012 were among two of Amazon.com’s fastest sellers on Thursday.

His book of lyrics jumped from number 73,543 on Amazon’s best-seller list the night before Thursday’s announcement, to number 209 after his win was announced.

Over the same 24-hour period, Chronicles soared from number 15,690 to number 278 and was out of stock by the end of the day.

Carol Maye, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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