Lena Dunham And 10 Other Celebrities Who Signed Massive Book Deals

on October 11 2012 11:57 AM
  • Sarah Palin
  • Demi Moore
    Demi Moore REUTERS
  • Sarah Silverman
  • George Bush
    Crown Publishing Group
  • Keith Richards
    Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Tina Fey
    Little, Brown & Co.
  • Hillary Clinton
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York after doctors found a blood clot during an examination related to a concussion she suffered early this month. Simon and Schuster
  • Amanda Knox
  • Monica Lewinsky
    Wiki Commons
  • Bill Clinton
    Knopf Publishing Group
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Lena Dunham’s whopping $3.5 million book deal has sparked a debate about whether a collection of essays by the actress, writer, and director is worth such a high sum.

The “Girls” creator, who will pen “Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned” for Random House, is one of several celebs that have signed astoundingly high book deals.

From former presidents to rock stars, here are ten public figures that have scored lucrative publishing deals.

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