Newswire: Go Set A Watchman has already sold over a million copies

Suggesting that the only thing readers love more than classic literary figures is finding out that those classic literary figures become jaded racists when they get old, The Hollywood Reporter says that Harper Lee’s controversial To Kill A Mockingbird sequel, Go Set A Watchman, has already sold 1.1 million copies in the United States and Canada. The book just came out last week, so that number not only includes people who ran out to wherever they sell books (Amazon?) to buy it as soon as they could, but also people who pre-ordered it despite early reports that it would not only feature a disappointingly racist Atticus Finch, but also that Harper Lee maybe never wanted it to be published in the first place.

Whether or not the book can keep up the pace of these sales remains to be seen, but we hope the success of Watchman opens …

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