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Year in Review: Amazon-Hachette feud headlines book news

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Many of the big fiction books of 2014 were not published in 2014: An Oprah Winfrey pick, Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Invention of Wings”; Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Goldfinch,” a Hachette release so in demand that even Amazon left it alone; and a handful of novels helped by movie adaptations — Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl,” John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” and Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken.” Phil Klay’s book of contemporary war stories, “Redeployment,” won the National Book Award, but a people’s prize for top literary hardcover of 2014 would likely go to a novel about World War II, Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See,” which has sold more than 180,000 copies, per Nielsen BookScan, which tracks about  80 percent of book sales.

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