‘The President Is Missing’, The Bill Clinton-James Patterson Book, Finds First-Week Success On Shelves

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Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s new novel The President Is Missing has sold 260,000 total copies since hitting bookshelves on June 4. The thriller, which had a first printing of 1.2 million copies, is being published jointly by Knopf and Little, Brown & Co. According to NPD BookScan, the book was the No. 1 hardcover fiction title for the week ending June 9, selling more than 147,000 copies. Penguin Random House spokesman Paul Bogaards says it’s the best hardcover start…