WASHINGTON: Former US President Barack Obama’s new guide “A Promised Land” has offered almost 890,000 copies in America and Canada in its first 24 hours, turning into the perfect promoting presidential biography in fashionable historical past.
The solely guide by a former White House resident to come back near the primary day sale of “A Promised Land” is “Becoming”, the biography by Obama’s spouse, Michelle Obama.
The first day sale of “Becoming” was 725,000 copies in North America and it has topped 10 million worldwide since its launch in 2018.
However, Obama’s new guide has been included in the perfect promoting books of the present 12 months and with this, Obama has additionally grow to be probably the most readable writer of the present 12 months.
Obama’s 768-page guide, consisting his recollections, got here out on Tuesday, November 17 and has a listing value of $45.
However, some extracts of the guide have grow to be the subject of debate in some political and media circles in India’s capital Delhi.
The views and feedback given about India’s politics and its politicians, notably concerning former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, president of Congress Sonia Gandhi and former Congress president Rahul Gandhi have grow to be information highlights in media.
However, it’s unusual to notice that Obama has written about Rahul Gandhi however he didn’t say even a single phrase about Narendra Modi, who’s presently the prime minister of India.
Discussion on this guide of Obama concluded with mentioning the demise of Osama Bin Laden in 2011.
Critics assume that this guide is the primary a part of Obama’s memoirs and if the second half is revealed it is going to doubtless point out Modi.