The publishing phenomenon of the fall and now Michelle Obama’s memoir has sold more than two million copies in North America in two weeks.
Penguin Random House announced the sales figures in Canada and the United States for the first 15 days after Becoming was released on November 13.
The hardcover edition of the book has sold more copies than any other book published in the United States in 2018, according to NDP BookScan data.
Being published in 31 languages, the memoir is also a bestseller in Australia, Britain, France, Germany, Israel, Korea, Finland, South Africa and Taiwan, among other countries.
Scheduled printing runs mean there will be at least 3.4 million copies of the hardcover edition in print in Canada and United States.
The former first lady is currently plugging it on a 10-city, 12-day US tour, before jetting across the Atlantic to appear at sold-out events in London and Paris on December 3 and December 5 respectively.