When it comes to the small screen, TV actresses can make a lot less than their movie peers. But the top in their field are certainly raking in the dough. Tied for first place: a Desperate Housewife and a 30 Rock star.
To those outside the publishing industry, the deals that get covered in the press might give the impression that book auctions are as rare as solar eclipses. In fact, they happen with remarkable regularity. But that doesn't mean they're any less nerve-wracking for authors.