Sarah Palin Book Goes Platinum

In this book cover image released by Harper, "Going Rogue: An American Life," by Sarah Palin, is shown. (AP Photo/Harper) AP/Harper

"Going Rogue" has sold a million copies.

HarperCollins spokeswoman Tina Andreadis said Tuesday that just two weeks after publication, Sarah Palin's memoir has sold 1 million copies. The print run for "Going Rogue" has been increased again, to 2.8 million copies. The original printing was 1.5 million, then moved up to 2.5 million.

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"Going Rogue" joins a select club of million-selling political memoirs that includes Barack Obama's "The Audacity of Hope," Hillary Rodham Clinton's "Living History" and Bill Clinton's "My Life."

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From an appearance Oprah, to an interview with Barbara Walters, to a three-week long blitz starting with a bus tour through much of middle America, Palin is in full-fledged campaign mode. This time the goal is not to win votes, but to sell books.

Crowds have turned up at many of her of books signings with people standing in line for hours to get an autograph from the former vice presidential candidate.
By Hillel Italie
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