Harper Lee’s new novel big as ‘Harry Potter’ in Amazon pre-orders

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Go Set a Watchman,” the much-anticipated second novel by “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, is the most pre-ordered print title on Amazon.com since the last book in the “Harry Potter” series, Amazon said on Thursday. The online retailer said the novel, to be published on July 14, 55 years after Lee's classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” was already the No. 1 best-selling book on the website.

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