Publisher says Woodward book sales largest in its history
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Publisher Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bob Woodward's "Fear," his new book on the Trump White House, broke their record for first-week sales.

Once the new round of printing is completed, copies of "Fear" in print will reach over 1.2 million, according to the publisher.

"Fear: Trump in the White House" had previously set the record for most sales on the first day of release for Simon & Schuster with 750,000.

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The investigative book written by Woodward, a Washington Post associate editor who first gained fame through his coverage of the Watergate scandal, was released Sep. 11.

Its release was met with significant pushback from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump administration eyes proposal to block jet engine sales to China: report Trump takes track to open Daytona 500 Brazile 'extremely dismayed' by Bloomberg record MORE and his White House.

Trump called the book "a con on the public" consisting of quotes that are "made up frauds." Chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, Secretary of Defense James MattisJames Norman MattisFed chief issues stark warning to Congress on deficits Why US democracy support matters Hillicon Valley: DOJ indicts four Chinese military officers over Equifax hack | Amazon seeks Trump deposition in 'war cloud' lawsuit | Inside Trump's budget | Republican proposes FTC overhaul MORE, and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyLatest Bolton revelations are no game-changer Is Mike Pence preparing to resign, assume the presidency, or both? Judd Apatow urges Georgia voters to get rid of Doug Collins after 'terrorists' comment MORE are among those who have publicly disputed accounts pertaining to them in "Fear."