Wolff admits 'we didn't know what we had' with Fire and Fury

Wolff admits 'we didn't know what we had' with Fire and Fury

Michael Wolff has admitted neither he nor publisher Macmillan "knew what they had” when he delivered the manuscript of Fire and Fury, which exposed the inner workings of Donald Trump's chaotic White House and led to a worldwide media storm, with bookshops and the public alike scrambling for copies.

Speaking to the Bookseller about the experience, Wolff agreed he and his publishers "knew we had a book that would make some waves, generate some controversy” but there had been "no way to anticipate" what followed.

The exposé, which painted an unflattering portrait of Trump and his administrat...

This is subscriber-only content

Not a subscriber? Get unrestricted access to all the news, charts, previews, data & analysis by subscribing from as little as £3 per week.

Why Subscribe?

Every issue of The Bookseller magazine

Unlimited access to thebookseller.com (single user)

The Bookseller e-edition app for tablet and mobile

Subscriber-only newsletters

Twice yearly Buyer's Guides worth £50

Discounts on The Bookseller Awards and Conferences

Click here to subscribe now