(Publisher’s Weekly, Sep. 2008)
All of Brad Meltzer‘s books have been antional bestsellers, and they’ve been translated into more than 25 languages, from Hebrew to Bulgarian. in his first, The Tenth Justice, the original opening lines are: “Ben Addision was sweating. Like a pig.” In the Hebrew translation, it became: “Ben Addision was sweating. Like a horse.” The author’s not sure if it’s a koher thing or what. Grand Central’s announced first printing for The Book of Lies: 500,000 copies.