“Walter Isaacson’s biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs sold 379,000 copies in the US in its first week on bookshop shelves, BookScan US data has revealed,” Philip Stone reports for The Bookseller.
“The $35 publication, published by Simon & Schuster in the US, outsold the next bestselling book of the week, John Grisham’s The Litigators (Doubleday) by more than three copies to one, and outsold the second most popular non-fiction work, journalist Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Lincoln (Henry Holt), by almost eight copies to one,” Stone reports.
“Despite being on sale for just six days in the US, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is already the 18th bestselling book of the year,” Stone reports.
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[Attribution: MacRumors. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]