03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sarah Palin Books Coming: Authors Hope Fascination Doesn't Fade

The envy of nearly every other first-time author, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's good fortune includes an advance upward of $1.25 million, an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's talk show the day before publication, and a print run of 1.5 million books for a memoir that already sits on bestseller lists.

So it's no surprise that in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 17 release date of "Going Rogue: An American Life," there are plenty of other authors hoping that they, too, can sell a few books in Palin's slipstream.

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