Should We Celebrate the Blockbuster Leigh Bardugo Deal?

Anne Marble
5 min readMar 17, 2023

This week, social media became all a-twitter after Macmillan announced a blockbuster deal for author Leigh Bardugo. But some reactions were negative.

A colorful photograph of confetti falling on an excited audience. The people in the audience are visible at the bottom of the image, with their hands reaching up to grasp the falling confetti.
(Source: Photo by Keith Luke on Unsplash.)

How Big Is This Deal?

This was an eight-figure deal. That was newsworthy enough to hit news sources ranging from AP News to Fox News. Not to mention websites devoted to books and media, such as…

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Anne Marble

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