NEW YORK (AP) – Bill Clinton’s “My Life” is a million seller.

“This is an astonishing number for a work of nonfiction,” Sonny Mehta, president of Alfred A. Knopf, said in a statement Thursday.

Clinton received a reported $10 million for “My Life,” which Knopf published June 22 with a first printing of 1.5 million and a suggested price of $35. The former president’s memoir is already in its third printing, with the total print run just under 2.6 million. It sold 400,000 copies on the first day alone, believed to be a record for nonfiction.

“Living History,” the memoirs of former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, came out last year and has 2.3 million copies in print.


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