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'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy tops 100 million in worldwide sales
'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy tops 100 million in worldwide sales

This week the erotic "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy reached a huge milestone: It sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Forty-five million of those books were bought by readers in the U.S. The 100-million mark puts E.L. James' bestselling series on par with Ian Fleming's James Bond series. But the first Bond book, "Casino Royale," was published more than 50 years ago; "Fifty Shades of Grey" debuted in 2011. Originally self-published, "Fifty Shades of Grey" gained even wider reach after being picked up by Vintage, an imprint of Random House, in 2012. In a release, Vintage notes that two copies of the trilogy sold every second...

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