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Barack Obama’s memoir off to record-setting start in sales


  • Former President Barack Obama’s “A Promised Land” sold nearly 8,90,000 copies in the U.S. & Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in modern history.
  • The first-day sales, a record for Penguin Random House, includes pre-orders, e-books & audio.
  • They reflect the widespread excitement that readers have for Obama’s highly anticipated & extraordinarily written book.
  • He spent childhood years listening to Ramayana & Mahabharata.