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Anyone who read An Equal Music, (and there are not many) would certainly agree, that anything Vikram Seth writes is not worth an initial bid of £1.5 million. Still the writer of the laborious and (to me) boring A Suitable Boy is seeking that much money […]

Anyone who read An Equal Music, (and there are not many) would certainly agree, that anything Vikram Seth writes is not worth an initial bid of £1.5 million. Still the writer of the laborious and (to me) boring A Suitable Boy is seeking that much money for a “memoir about his great uncle.” So far no bidders but looks like HarperCollins might come in with a big money offer. Does Rupert know that some of his editors are literally throwing away is hard earned money.

By Om Malik

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