Skip Nav
Books
50 Books, 50 States: A Literary Map of America
Westworld Quote "These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends"
Westworld
Westworld: The Meaning Behind "These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends"
The Handmaid's Tale
Every Haunting Song You Hear in The Handmaid's Tale Season 2

Time Traveler's Wife Author Sells Second Book for $5 million

Time Traveler's Wife Author Sells Second Book For $5 Million

First, the good news for fans of Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveler's Wife: A second novel is on the way and it's titled Her Fearful Symmetry.

Now, the good news for Audrey Niffenegger: She sold this new book to Scribner for $5 million dollars! This is an enormous amount of money for an advance during any time, but it's particularly stunning right now given the economic climate and the shaky fiscal ground on which the publishing world is balancing.

I so enjoyed The Time Traveler's Wife (and really can't wait for the movie to come out, which is now supposedly slated for February 2010 — ugh) and I'm glad to hear Niffenegger has continued writing. Given the enormous success of her debut novel and this huge sum of money for a second book, she's up against some seriously high expectations. I'm going to cross my fingers and hope the best for her sophomore effort. To find out what the next novel is all about,

.

Niffenegger's site has the description of her forthcoming novel:

The novel concerns a pair of mirror-image twins, Julia and Valentina Poole. The twins are young, sheltered American girls who inherit a flat on the edge of Highgate Cemetery in London, bequeathed to them by their recently deceased aunt. Julia and Valentina are inseparable, and function almost as one being, although in temperament they are opposites. As the story begins, they arrive in London to live in their aunt's apartment.

What do you think? Are you happy with her success? Are you looking forward to her new book?

Source

From Our Partners
Books Celebrities Are Reading Spring 2018
Who Wrote The Handmaid's Tale Season 2?
Books About Royals
Books About Cults
Self-Help and Mindfulness Books
Books That Teach Kids About Consent
Children's Books About Culture
Best Independent Bookstores in US
Why Do People Read Spoilers?
Books For Introverts
Books About Travel
50 Books Set in the 50 States
From Our Partners
Latest Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds