Fire and Fury flies off shelves, with publisher rushing to print 1m copies

Michael Wolff’s headline-grabbing exposé of the US president’s administration has been selling out on both sides of the Atlantic in its first days on saleBookshops are scrambling to get their hands on copies of Michael Wolff’s Donald Trump exposé, after a threat of legal action from the US president’s lawyers sent demand for the inside story of a dysfunctional White House soaring.Originally due out on Tuesday, the US release of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House was brought forward to last Friday after extracts were published by the Guardian. Trump’s lawyers subsequently issued a cease-and-desist letter to the US publishers, Henry Holt. The publisher was unbowed, accelerating publication due to what it called the “extraordinary contribution to our national discourse” made by the book. Related: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House review – tell-all burns all Related: No retraction for Fire and Fury, says Trump book publisher's lawyer Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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