Gallery Books Reports More than 2 Million Copies Sold of Britney Spears’s The Woman In Me

New York, NY, January 11, 2024 — Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, announced today that THE WOMAN IN ME by Britney Spears has sold over 2 million copies in the United States alone. The combined sales figure includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook formats. The audiobook, read by Michelle Williams with an introduction by Britney Spears, is the fastest selling in the company’s history. The book was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover, ebook, and audio. The hardcover is in its 5th printing with a total 1.65 million copies in print and was Simon & Schuster’s biggest selling nonfiction hardcover in 2023. Globally, there is an estimated over 3 million copies in print.

Published on October 24, 2023, to universal acclaim including praise from Time (“Moving”), the Los Angeles Times (“Powerful”), The New York Times (“Radiant”), and Vogue (“Poignant”), the book is an international #1 bestseller, having held the top spot on the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, The Toronto Star, the Sunday Times (London), and Spiegel (Germany) among others. It landed on numerous Best Books of 2023 lists including The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Variety, Rolling Stone, and Financial Times.  

THE WOMAN IN ME was published by all of Simon & Schuster’s subsidiaries around the world and was a #1 bestseller in the UK, Canada, and Australia. Rights to the book have been sold in 37 territories to date. On reaching this milestone, Ms. Spears said, “My book has officially sold over 2 million copies in the US!!! Thank you to all the fans who have supported me and my story. Love you All!!!”