“The President Is Lacking,” through Bill Clinton and James Patterson, sold 152,000 copies in hardcover its first week on sale.
The tracking service NPD Bookscan stated that qualified for the largest first-week sale, yr to date NPD Bookscan is envisioned to trace about 80 percent of the guide retail market.
The Clinton/Patterson book, co-published by way of Alfred A. Knopf (part of Penguin Random Space) and Little Brown (a part of Hachette Books), turns out to be succeeding regardless of some rocky performances at the communicate show circuit by means of Clinton. within the #MeToo technology, he’s facing renewed questions on his affair twenty years ago with then-White Area intern Monica Lewinsky.
Knopf and Little Brown mentioned that throughout all systems, together with print, CDs, audiobooks and virtual books, the identify racked up sales of 260,000 copies its first week, nevertheless it didn’t holiday down print versus different systems.
There are actually 1.2 million copies of the radical in print, up from an earlier record of 1 million, so the publishers are obviously expecting robust sales thru Father’s Day and the remainder of the summer.