“The book sold 379,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week on sale — the biggest weekly amount in this country since the debut of George W. Bush’s ‘Decision Points‘ and Jeff Kinney’s ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth,'” Shaw reports. “That figure already makes it the 18th bestselling book of the year, according to Nielsen’s BookScan.”
Shaw reports, “Simon & Schuster, the book’s publisher, moved up its release from Nov. 21 to Oct. 24 after Jobs’ death.”
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