After First Weekend, E.L. James's 'Grey' Sells over 1 Million Copies

Given demand, publisher Vintage plans to go back for third, fourth and fifth printings on the title, which was released June 18. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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New Fifty Shades Hits #1, as Vintage Heads to Press for 1.25 Million Copies

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