Jul 23, 2011

Celebrity sells books?

The birth of David Beckham and his wife Victoria's little daughter has been a big boost to the book industry after the soccer superstar revealed the tot was named after To Kill A Mockingbird author Harper Lee.

The couple welcomed its fourth child and long-awaited daughter Harper Seven earlier this month, leading to speculation over the choice of her name.

Read more from SMH.

Is it that simple?


  1. And Seven is from the number on Beckham's football shirt, isn't it?

    Celebrity books apparently sell like ice cream in Hell. I never buy them. The last celebrity book I bought was a Dotoyevsky biography by Geir Kjetsaa, very good book ... and Dostoyevsky is a celebrity, isn't he?

    Cold As Heaven

  2. I know, luckily Beckham is not playing thirteen...


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