Stieg Larsson Kindle Sales Hit 1 Million

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The world just can’t get enough of hacker Lisbeth Salander.

Yesterday, Amazon announced the late Stieg Larsson has become the first author to sell more than 1 million Kindle E-books. This news comes after Amazon’s announcement that E-book sales for the Kindle had surpassed hardcover book sales with 143 E-books sold for every 100 hardcover books. Larsson’s three books:  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest are also on Amazon’s list of Top-10 bestselling books of all time. (See TIME’s list of books to read this summer)

The Millenium trilogy is outperforming popular authors like Stephenie Mayer, Nora Roberts, and James Patterson.

Welcome to the elite “Kindle Million Club”, Stieg Larsson. We only wish you were around to enjoy your success.

(Read a movie review of the The Girl Who Played with Fire)

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