Winfrey Boosts Author's Sales

OPRAH WINFREY boosted author WILLIAM FAULKNER up the US bestseller list - 24 hours after she named him as her summer reading choice.

Faulkner's boxed set of three novels - AS I LAY DYING, THE SOUND AND THE FURY and LIGHT IN AUGUST - was named top choice for OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB on the billionaire's talk show on Friday (03JUN05).

And just a day later, it became the number two seller on website AMAZON.COM - second only to JK ROWLING's highly anticipated HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE, which is due to be released in July (05).

08/06/2005 09:16

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