Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher Penguin... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama memoir tops US book charts – with nine copies sold per second

The former first lady’s autobiography has been warmly reviewed and is No 2 in the UK charts – outsold only by David WalliamsMichelle Obama’s Becoming sold almost nine copies per second on its first day on sale in North America to become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, while in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The first volume of Barack Obama’s memoir is getting a 3 million copy printing this November.

We’ve known for a while that Barack Obama would be coming out with a new memoir. Today his publisher confirmed that the book, A Promised Land, will be released soon after the November elections. The former president isn’t a stranger to the pen. His first memoir, Dreams From My Father: A Story of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:22:21 UTC ]
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10 Books Like BECOMING By Michelle Obama

If Michelle Obama's memoir left you looking for more of the same, you're not alone. Check out these books like BECOMING and fill that hole in your heart. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-20 11:36:56 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir sells more than 10m copies

Former first lady’s Becoming is a global hit in 31 languages and has sold 600,000 copies in UKMichelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, is on track to become the most successful memoir in modern publishing history, selling more than 10m copies to date, as life after the White House continues to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama book deal for presidential memoirs expected to top $27 million

A book deal for the memoirs of former US president Barack Obama is expected to set a record, with a price tag as high as US$20 million (NZ$27.6 million). Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eighth Harry Potter book surpasses one million copies sold in first fortnight

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has once again taken the Official Top 50 number one spot, with 168,389 copies sold for £1.86m in its second week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

Michelle Obama’s Becoming goes up against Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'I believe in romance': remembering Valerie Parv, the Australian author who sold 34 million books

The author of 70 novels translated into 29 languages, Valerie Parv has passed away just before her 70th birthday. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Obama memoir hits charts top spot, PRH says 147,000 sold

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 12:37:14 UTC ]
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Obama Memoir Sells 887,000 Copies on Day One

Barack Obama's first presidential memoir, 'A Promised Land,' sold more than 887,000 units in all formats and editions in the U.S. and Canada on its first day on sale, its publisher said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Midnight Sun' Tops 1 Million Copies Sold in First Week

Stephenie Meyer’s 'Midnight Sun' sold more than 1 million copies across all formats last week, Little, Brown reported. The success continues a string of big first-week sales performances for books released during the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author loses spot in Top 10 after buying 400 copies of his own book

Mark Dawson’s purchase pushed his thriller The Cleaner up the Sunday Times chart, but the sales monitor Nielsen has now revised its figuresAuthor Mark Dawson has lost his Top 10 position in the Sunday Times bestseller charts for his thriller The Cleaner after revealing that he bought 400 copies... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-22 11:24:02 UTC ]
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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

On “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” which begins today at 12pm EST, and will run from through May 11, the former first lady will livestream a reading of a classic children’s book as part of the PBS Kids Read-Along series. She joins an ever-expanding pool of celebrities reading books for kids... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 14:10:58 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s BECOMING Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Whether you’re meeting your book club or you’re talking about this book with your friends, these BECOMING book club questions get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-30 10:38:18 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama Crashed My Book Club And I Just About Died

She is so unbelievably authentic that at times it felt like I was looking at a reflection of myself. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-09 13:00:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama announces Gayle King, Stephen Colbert and more guests for her book tour

Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Rachael Ray and Gayle King are among the moderators of the last leg of Michelle Obama's months-long book tour, which is coming to a close this month. The celebrities will join the former first lady as she tours behind her book "Becoming." The memoir quickly became... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's book 'most valuable' of 2018

The memoir of the former First Lady helped boost UK Christmas book sales in the UK in 2018, The Bookseller says. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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