NEW YORK, December 16 – Threshold Editions, a division of Simon & Schuster, announced today that Mark R. Levin’s #1 megahit bestseller, AMERICAN MARXISM, is 2021’s top-selling adult trade book, according to BookScan. As the year draws to a close, AMERICAN MARXISM has sold over 1.2 million copies across all formats—print books, ebooks, and audiobooks–since it went on sale July 13, 2021.
AMERICAN MARXISM debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list where it spent 10 weeks at #1 and 16 straight weeks on the list. The book is currently in its 19th week on the Times list as of 12/26/2021. In addition, AMERICAN MARXISM debuted at #1 on Publishers Weekly, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller lists.
Jennifer Long, Deputy Publisher for Threshold said, “We were thrilled to see BookScan’s year-end tally and commend AMERICAN MARXISM’s #1 best-selling achievement. Levin’s book outsold not only the best-selling nonfiction titles of the year, it topped sales across both fiction and nonfiction, and it continues to sell thousands of copies each week – demonstrating the phenomenal appeal of this book.”
AMERICAN MARXISM is Levin’s 7th #1 in a row and is in its 14th printing with 1,155,000 copies in print.
Mark R. Levin, nationally syndicated talk radio host, host of LevinTV, chairman of Landmark Legal Foundation, and the host of the Fox News show Life, Liberty, & Levin, is the author of seven consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers: Liberty and Tyranny, Ameritopia, The Liberty Amendments, Plunder and Deceit, Rediscovering Americanism, Unfreedom of the Press, and American Marxism. Liberty and Tyranny spent three months at #1 and sold more than 1.5 million copies. His books Men in Black and Rescuing Sprite were also New York Times bestsellers. Levin is an inductee of the National Radio Hall of Fame and was a top adviser to several members of President Ronald Reagan’s cabinet. He holds a BA from Temple University and a JD from Temple University Law School.
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