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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Best-Paid Authors

http://www.forbes.com/media/2008/10/01/books-publishing-media-biz-media-cx_lr_1001authors.html

From Forbes Magazine, "The World's Best Paid Authors"

Based on advances, book sales, screen options, and other related income from their books for the period June 1, 2007 to June 1, 2008, the top five are:

1. J.K. Rowling ($300 million)
2. James Patterson ($50 million)
3. Stephen King ($45 million)
4. Tom Clancy ($35 million)
5. Danielle Steel ($30 million)

They are followed by Nicholas Sparks, Janet Evanovich, John Grisham, Dean Koontz and Ken Follett.

2 comments:

jean hart stewart said...

Yoou mean there are ten authors who get more than Nora????? Jean

Mari Freeman said...

Back to the laptop for me!

~Mari