NEW YORK | Clinton-Patterson novel sells 250,000 copies its first week
NEW YORK — Bill Clinton’s debut as a novelist is already one of the year’s biggest hits.
“The President is Missing,” the thriller he co-wrote with James Patterson, sold 250,000 copies its first week. Alfred A. Knopf and Little, Brown and Co., the book’s co-publishers, announced Wednesday that the number includes hardcover, e-book and audio sales. “The President is Missing” spent much of last week at No. 1 on Amazon.com and elsewhere despite some awkward and contentious moments in interviews with the former president.