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J.K. Rowling Sells 375,000 Copies of The Casual Vacancy in 6 Days

In just six days, J.K. Rowling has sold 375,000 copies in all formats of her new novel for adults.

Little, Brown and Company publisher Michael Pietsch explained in a statement: “The Casual Vacancy has exceeded our expectations in its first six days in stores, selling 375,000 copies in all formats.  We believe it is on track to become the year’s bestselling novel in hardcover.”

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