Prince Harry’s memoir is set to release on January 10, 2023, 18 months after the four-book deal was revealed. The book, titled Spare, features close-up photographs of the Duke of Sussex looking directly into the camera. It was shot by Ramona Rosales, who also captured the image for Meghan Markle’s Variety magazine cover interview. Royal commentators Rachel Burchfield and Jessica Robinson pointed to the photo’s connection, adding that Harry seems to be following in his wife’s footsteps and embracing the Hollywood lifestyle.
The Podcast Royale host discusses Harry’s book in the latest episode, in which Robinson said:
“He has one of those expressions where you really don’t know what he’s thinking. He’s not smiling because his mouth is closed, but he’s not too serious and I don’t think he’s upset in the photo either.” .
“And this photo appears to have been taken by the photographer who captured Meghan’s variety show interview.”
She added: “The book cover certainly gives it a Hollywood feel.”
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Harry’s memoir soared on online seller Amazon’s sales charts in the UK, Canada and the US within hours of its pre-order opening last month. Publisher Penguin Random House claims the Prince’s book promises “raw, unflinching honesty,” and some publishing experts believe the book will be a bestseller once it’s released. I have no doubt about that.
Literary agent Peter Cox told Express.co.uk last week: All the massive publicity it’s already gotten warrants it. “
Meanwhile, Jane Tabachnick, publisher of Simply Good Press and publishing consultant for Jane Tabachnick & Co, said:
“I think readers have a strong interest in the British royal family, especially from the personal perspective of someone who at some point was very close to the throne.”
But Cox questioned, “How long will it stay there?” People may soon find that they have more Harry than they are comfortable with.
Regarding the UK market in particular, Cox added: She had public sympathy – Peoples Her Princess – but Harry turned his back on us. That alone can haunt projects in the UK. “
Robinson echoed Cox’s concerns, arguing that the Sussexes had already treaded media “fatigue” territory.
“I like that we’re getting a lot. When you start getting a lot, it gets a little less interesting. They don’t draw you in as much.”
However, Birchfield argued that: [saying]: “Where’s the Spotify content, where’s the Netflix content?” I personally enjoy it. “