Simon & Schuster Reports Record-Setting Sales for Bob Woodward’s Fear: Trump in the White House

NEW YORK, September 12 —Simon & Schuster announced today that Bob Woodward’s FEAR: TRUMP IN THE WHITE HOUSE sold a total of more than 750,000 copies through Tuesday, September 11, the first day the book went on sale.  The combined sales figure includes pre-orders and first day sales of print books, ebooks, and audiobooks in both compact disk and digital formats. In addition, pre-order sales for FEAR were the largest for any title in Simon & Schuster company history.  On Tuesday, the publisher ordered a 9th printing of the book that will bring the number of hardcover copies in print to more than 1,150,000.

Jonathan Karp, President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster said, “Bob Woodward’s FEAR is selling with the force of a cultural phenomenon, in extraordinary numbers across the board, in hardcover, ebook, and audio editions.  Based on immense pre-publication and ongoing interest, the reading public clearly has an enormous appetite for what we believe, as Woodward says, is ‘a pivot point in history.’ ”

FEAR: TRUMP IN THE WHITE HOUSE is an international bestseller, and is also published by Simon & Schuster in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom. Rights have been sold to 19 countries to date.




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Cary Goldstein
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Senior Editor
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