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Blair comes out on top in Irish book sales

But guess which publication was beaten into number two?

Image: Eleaf on Flickr via Creative Commons

THE COMMOTION OVER TONY Blair’s book signing at Eason’s in Dublin last weekend appears to have done no harm to the former PM’s book sales.

His memoir, A Journey, has scooped the top spot for Irish sales this week.

Blair’s book sold 2,774 copies, according to Irish Publishing News, beating the Irish Mathematical Tables into second position.

Blair beat the log book by 350 copies, and sold 800 more than third-placed Sheila O’Flanagan’s novel, Stand By Me.

Despite calling off this week’s book signing at Waterstone’s in Picadilly, London, Blair looks set for strong sales for his book. A Journey already outsold all other books at Waterstone’s following its release last week.

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