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James Patterson is selling a $300,000 exploding book
James Patterson is selling a $300,000 exploding book

Every literature fan knows the frustration of walking into a bookstore with $300,000 burning a hole in your pocket, but not being able to find even one book that will eventually explode. If you've found yourself in that position, James Patterson has your back. The mystery writer (and indie bookstore benefactor) is offering a very special, self-destructing edition of his new book, "Private Vegas" (co-written with Maxine Paetro) for the bizarrely specific price of $294,038. The lucky buyer won't just get the explosive volume, which will be handled and detonated by a SWAT team, but also a flight to an "undisclosed location" to have "perfectly chilled...