Michelle Obama can now add "best-selling author" to her very long resume.
Obama's political memoir Becoming debuted just over two weeks ago. But it's already sold 3.4 million copies, surpassing every other hardcover released this year to become 2018's bestseller, Axios reports.
In Becoming, Obama recounts everything from "her childhood on the South Side of Chicago" to her time in the White House, per the book's description. Those subjects are common in White House memoirs, but Becoming is sure selling better than all the rest. "Former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's memoir Living History needed a month to sell 1 million copies," The Associated Press notes, while Obama more than tripled that in half the time.
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Becoming is also making waves around the world, becoming the bestselling adult nonfiction book in Germany, Spain, Greece, Finland, and other countries, per Axios. Obama will soon cater to those international fans by bringing her book tour to London, Paris, and Berlin next week. She's already traveled across the U.S. promoting her memoir, bringing pals like Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Reese Witherspoon along as special guests — and perhaps picking up a few book-selling tips along the way.
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