'Milkman' reprint soars to 100,000 after 'phenomenal demand'

'Milkman' reprint soars to 100,000 after 'phenomenal demand'

Faber has raised its reprint number for Anna Burns' Milkman from 45,000 to 100,000 during the course of today (Wednesday 17th October), following “phenomenal demand way ahead of the initial numbers retailers quoted”, after the novel's Man Booker triumph.

Burns became the first Northern Ireland author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday night (16th October) and the following morning Faber revealed a reprint of 45,000 extra copies. Now the publisher has revealed that a further 55,000 copies of the book have been put through, taking the total post-win reprint up to 100,000 altogeth...

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