Unreleased Kennedy Memoir Climbing Bestseller Lists

True Compass will be released Sept. 14
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 29, 2009 4:30 PM CDT
"True Compass," by Edward M. Kennedy.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Ted Kennedy’s unreleased memoir, True Compass, is already creeping up the bestseller lists. Originally scheduled for 2010, it's been moved up to mid-September by publisher Hachette, which plans to ship 1.5 million copies to booksellers. Pre-orders have put True Compass at No. 9 on Amazon and No. 3 on Barnes and Noble, reports Politics Daily. A limited edition version is for sale on Hachette's website for a mere $1,000.