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Book Buzz: Joan Rivers, Oprah Winfrey, and The Boss

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Joan Rivers' "Diary of a Mad Diva" book cover

Fans  of the late comic icon Joan Rivers are snatching up her books. Rivers latest, “Diary of a Mad Diva” jumped from 1, 416 to number 2 on Amazon’s best sellers list since her untimely passing yesterday. Rivers died in a New York hospital surrounded by family and close friends. A week earlier, Rivers was rushed to the hospital after developing complications during a medical procedure at an outpatient clinic.

“Diary of a Mad Diva,” which debuted this summer,  is holding down the #3 spot on Barnes and Nobles Top 100. Rivers has written 12 books and many of them are also flying off the book shelves.

cover of Oprah's new book, "What I Know For Sure"

Oprah Winfrey’s new book shares some of her life lessons. “What I Know For Sure” is a collection of essays from a column in O, The Oprah Magazine. The book version published last Tuesday.

"Outlaw Pete" book cover Bruce Springsteen

Rocker Bruce Springsteen has written a children’s book called, “Outlaw Pete.” The book is based on a song “Outlaw Pete” from his 1979 album “Working on a Dream.” The book will include a “soundtrack of original songs”  by The Boss, according to Galleycat. It’s due out this November from Simon & Schuster.


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