Bob Woodward’s e book “Concern” is already one of many largest publishing success tales of the 12 months.
And it nonetheless is not even in bookstores but.
The writer, Simon & Schuster, mentioned Monday that it’s printing a million copies of the e book to maintain up with reader demand.
“Concern: Trump within the White Home” will formally come out on Tuesday in each hardcover and e-book kind.
“We now have reprinted six instances for a complete of seven to fulfill extraordinary demand — that can put a million books in print earlier than we have even gone on sale,” a Simon & Schuster spokesperson instructed CNN.
When the e book was introduced again in July, there was a direct surge of pre-order gross sales, given Woodward’s credibility and intense curiosity in what he had uncovered concerning the Trump White Home.
Pre-orders leveled off for a number of weeks. However the e book climbed again to No. 1 on each Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s on-line finest vendor lists as quickly as excerpts from the e book leaked out final Tuesday.
After every week of sustained information protection and presidential condemnations, “Concern” has firmly established itself as successful.
In truth, it outranks nearly all the opposite Trump-related books which have gained consideration this 12 months.
“Concern” is already the sixth largest vendor of 2018 on Amazon, because of pre-orders.
The one different Trump-related titles which can be greater on the checklist are James Comey’s “A Increased Loyalty” at No. 5; a “Final Week Tonight” parody of a Pence household kids’s e book at No. 2; and Michael Wolff’s “Fireplace and Fury” at No. 1.
Woodward will in all probability have a tough time topping the gross sales for “Fireplace and Fury.” However Woodward has already surpassed pro-Trump tomes like “The Russia Hoax” and Trump take-downs like “Unhinged.”
In latest days Simon & Schuster has been rising its print runs to maintain tempo with demand.
The writer is a division of the CBS Company, which has been rocked by the harassment allegations towards CEO Les Moonves. The corporate introduced his departure on Sunday night time.
So the discharge of “Concern” is a crucial bit of fine information for the media firm at a tumultuous time.
CNNMoney (New York) First printed September 10, 2018: 5:24 PM ET