Three books with the 736-page document were printed in hundreds of thousands of copies and recall the success of another official text, the "Pentagon Papers."
Prosecutor Robert Mueller's comments on Russia's involvement in the 2016 US presidential campaign, which was published on Thursday, April 18, are already a popular success.
Three books repeating the report were deleted from his confidential data. among the first five book sales on the Amazon site. All should be available by April 30, although the report is already available on the US Department of Justice website.
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The version published by publisher Scribner in collaboration with the Washington Post was at the forefront printed on Amazon US with a circulation of 350,000 copies "AFP a spokesman for Simon & Schuster, the parent company of the publisher, who did not want to disclose the number of pre-orders or digital copies.
The book includes 736 pages, including foreword and Commentaries from two Washington Post Rosalind Helderman and Matt Zapotosky, Simon & Schuster even managed to record an audiobook within a few days, which was offered for sale on Monday and was read by four Post journalists said the AFP to a spokesman Simon & Schuster Audio.
Twelve other speakers have been added to the press t to speed up the recording, the spokeswoman said. The 16 readers were all recorded simultaneously. "We started the minute the report was published and continued uninterrupted for two days and two nights," explained Lauren Pires.
Another version of the report was released by Skyhorse and ranked third on Amazon in the US on Monday, while another of Melville House came in fifth. The latter announced that he had printed the book with 200,000 copies.
attempts to obstruct the judiciary
The report concluded that it No formal evidence of an agreement between members of the Trump team and Russia despite many contacts. In the document, however, Robert Mueller emphasizes the numerous attempts by the American president to obstruct his investigation.
The public interest in the Mueller report is part of a vivid trend for the political book since the presidential election. 2016. Several books have sold a million copies, a threshold usually considered unusual for a political book.
Official documents have already been successful in the past, notably the Pentagon Papers, a secret US government report on the Vietnam War that sold more than a million copies in 1971.