Million Symbols

Doubleday has announced that Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol sold over 1 million copies on its first day of release, prompting some extra printing already.

Doubleday announced on Wednesday that The Lost Symbol, Brown's first novel since The Da Vinci Code, has already sold more than 1 million copies after being on sale for one day in the United States, Canada and Britain. That total includes preorders for the book, which has been at or near the top of for months.

An additional 500,000 copies has been ordered, bringing the total print run to 5.6 million copies. The Lost Symbol came out Tuesday.

Between the fact that preorders are included, and that publicity departments regularly overstate sales, that million might not be quite as impressive as it sounds. Still, my bank account wouldn't mind being at the right end of that sort of sales punch.


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Anonymous wrote 8 years 5 weeks ago

quick question

In my copy of "the Lost Symbol" I found that there was a loose upc code sticker with a design behind it. I was wondering if there was any significance to this or if i am just blowing this out of porportion. Any feedback? Thanks.

Anonymous wrote 8 years 4 weeks ago

Below Average Ratings for TLS!

Go check are way more 1 ratings (low) than 5 (high) and way more 2 ratings than 4/s? Maybe RH should wait on the 2nd printing? It might be a dud?

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