Bob Woodward's 'Fear' sells 1.1 million copies in first week, a record for publisher Simon & Schuster

The newly released book 'Fear' by Bob Woodward is displayed at Book Passage on September 11, 2018 in Corte Madera, California. The new book 'Fear' by Bob Woodward about the Trump adminstration hit store shelves today. 

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The newly released book ‘Fear’ by Bob Woodward is displayed at Book Passage on September 11, 2018 in Corte Madera, California. The new book ‘Fear’ by Bob Woodward about the Trump adminstration hit store shelves today. 

Bob Woodward’s Trump administration tell-all “Fear: Trump in the White House” had the highest first-week sales of any book in Simon & Schuster’s 94-year history, the publisher said on Tuesday.

“Fear” sold 1.1 million copies in its first week in print, e-book and audio formats. The book also broke records for pre-orders and first-day sales at Simon & Schuster, which is owned by CBS, selling 900,000 copies when it was released on Sept….

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