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The Bernard Madoff book collection: Rick Moody, Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Bernard Madoff book collection: Rick Moody, Fyodor Dostoevsky

How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's library included his novel "Purple America." Parts of the Madoff library collection is appearing piecemeal on eBay from a seller who won the books (Lots 750, 751 and 752) in a U.S. Marshall's auction of some of Madoff's Florida possessions. The books are listed on eBay in single lots, like Moody's (currently $50) and also in larger sets. The biggest group, 110 books, is listed for $1,000 plus shipping,...

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