Hillary Clinton memoir What Happened sells 300,000 copies

From BBC - September 21, 2017

Hillary Clinton's memoir about losing the 2016 US election to Donald Trump has sold more than 300,000 copies in the US, according to its publishers.

Simon & Schuster said sales of What Happened include 167,000 hardcover copies as well as e-book and audio.

It makes it the biggest opening week for a non-fiction hardcover in five years, according to NPD BookScan data.

In What Happened, the former First Lady seeks to explain why she failed to become president.

It was published on 12 September and looks set to top the Sunday Times bestseller list this weekend, in the nonfiction hardcover category.


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