Best-Selling Author Warns ‘You Might Not Want to Buy’ His Book

by Rachel Baker on October 25, 2014

This is a pretty awesome interview and a novel approach to book selling. Oddly, this author really is serious that you might not want to buy his newest book. Find out why…

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Patrick Rothfuss is the author of the mega-bestselling novels The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man’s Fear, and is currently hard at work on The Doors of Stone, the final volume in his epic fantasy trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle. His latest book, The Slow Regard of Silent Things, is a novella set in the same world. This new book is enough of a departure that Rothfuss took the unusual step of writing an author’s introduction that begins, “You might not want to buy this book.” That may cost him some sales, but will hopefully result in fewer disappointed readers.

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