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Irish sales of Obama’s books soar

Sales of Barack Obama’s books have soared in Ireland since he won the US presidential election last November. More than 3,000 copies of the former senator’s two books were bought in Ireland in the final week of November, compared with just 240 copies

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
24th January, 2009

Sales of Barack Obama’s books have soared in Ireland since he won the US presidential election last November.

More than 3,000 copies of the former senator’s two books were bought in Ireland in the final week of November, compared with just 240 copies in the final week of October.

Figures from Nielsen Book Scan, a retail monitoring service, show that 1,845 copies of Obama’s The Audacity of Hope and 1,163 copies of his...

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