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Bob Woodward's "Fear" becomes fastest-selling adult book in 3 years

A copy of Bob Woodward's book at a book store.
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Bob Woodward's book "Fear," which officially hit shelves on Tuesday, sold more than 750,000 copies in the first day, the Washington Post reports.

Why it matters: This makes it the fastest-selling adult book in three years, according to the Post. After a newly ordered ninth printing, the publisher will have printed more than 1,150,000 hardcover copies.

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