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'The Lost Symbol' bumps sales of 'The Intention Experiment'

''The Lost Symbol' bumps sales of 'The Intention Experiment'' ?- A mention in the new bestseller leads to rise in sales for the self-help tome

We know Dan Brown can sell books: His latest, The Lost Symbol, moved a million in a single day. But, it turns out, he can even sell other authors’ titles. Ever since Lynne McTaggart’s The Intention Experiment received a mention in Symbol, publisher Martha Levin says there’s been a ”steady rise” in sales for the self-help tome about noetics and the idea that the more people who share a thought, the likelier it is to come true. ”We’re thrilled,” she says. Behold the power of positive thinking.

Originally posted September 25 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT

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