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Sweden's Larsson first to sell one million Kindle books

by Staff Writers
Washington (AFP) July 27, 2010
Sweden's Stieg Larsson is the first author to sell more than one million books in Amazon's Kindle electronic bookstore, the online retail giant said Tuesday.

Amazon said its Kindle store has sold over one million digital copies of the books in Larsson's Millennium Trilogy: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "The Girl Who Played with Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest."

Amazon said all three books are among the top 10 best-selling Kindle books of all time.

Larsson, the editor-in-chief of the magazine Expo, died suddenly of heart attack at age 50 in 2004.

The Millennium Trilogy chronicles the adventures of Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist like Larsson, and a young computer hacker and punky cohort in solving mysteries, Lisbeth Salander.

Hachette Book Group, publisher of US thriller writer James Patterson, said earlier this month that he had become the first novelist to sell more than one million e-books, a figure that includes other e-book sales besides Kindle.




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Apple's iPhone will likely dominate the high-end smartphone market in the next five years but faces strong competition from handsets using Google's Android platform, a research firm said Tuesday. By 2015, total mobile application downloads in the Asia-Pacific are forecast to reach 5.30 billion, of which 597.15 million, or about 11 percent, will be for the iPhone, technology industry consulta ... read more

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