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IF I DID IT Bookscan Numbers Due to Pre-Orders, not sales

The mystery surrounding Bookscan‘s report of 100 copies of OJ Simpson’s canceled “confession” IF I DID IT sold during the week ending December 3 has been solved. According to HarperCollins spokeswoman Erin Crum, those “sales” were in fact pre-orders that a single retail account had neglected to delete from their system. Crum could not comment on the retailer’s identity and efforts to reach Bookscan representatives are still pending.

UPDATE: Jim King, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bookscan, confirmed that a retailer sent pre-ship orders(orders that did not ship) erroneously. He also added that Bookscan “does not breakout/identify specific retailer sales, nor is it nor is it our policy/practice to report the sales of any title by any retailer in our system.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.