'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

Waterstones has seen "strong" online orders for Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking), with the title also at number one in Amazon's bestseller charts and Bookshop.org's bestselling title on publication day (Tuesday 17th November).

In spite of a second lockdown in place, shuttering many bookshops physically, Waterstones said many store front windows had nonetheless been decorated in celebration of the book's publication. Pre-orders of the book have been "fantastic", it said, following one of its biggest campaigns of the year.

Waterstones Gower Street

Kate McHale, campaigns manager fo...

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