Simon & Schuster Reports Record-Setting Sales for Mary L. Trump’s Too Much and Never Enough

NEW YORK, July 16 —Simon & Schuster announced today that Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump sold a total of more than 950,000 copies through Tuesday, July 14, the first day the book went on sale. The combined sales figure includes pre-orders and first day sales of print books, ebooks, and e-audiobooks in the U.S., and is a company record. The publisher has ordered a 14th printing of the book that, when completed, will bring the number of hardcover copies in print to more than 1,150,000.

Too Much and Never Enough is also published by Simon & Schuster in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, where it is generating tremendous reader interest at bestseller numbers in those markets as well.

Jonathan Karp, Chief Executive Officer of Simon & Schuster said, “There is only one word that can be used to describe the sales of Mary Trump’s memoir and that word is HUGE. Too Much and Never Enough has entered the national conversation in a way that few books ever do, becoming a cultural phenomenon and must-read for anyone seeking to understand the singular family dynamic that produced the most powerful man in the world today. It is at once a revealing psychological portrait and a work of historic importance.”



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Julia Prosser, VP, Director of Publicity