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David Jason's diary

David Jason's diary

After 14 years, a new installment of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones series is out this month, with a surprise twist: Some copies mistakenly included passages from another book released the same day — a memoir by 73-year-old British actor Sir David Jason. Vintage chalked it up to a printing error. But in today's author-eat-author jungle, it's tempting to imagine a juicier scenario. What if it wasn't an error at all? MONDAY Number of my books pre-ordered on Amazon: 0; interview requests from Kathie Lee and Hoda: 0; projected royalties: $0, remaining Xanax: 0 Bollocks. Just days until publication, and agent tells me not to quit my day job. "I quit my day job...

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