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As expected, sales for the Pulitzer Prize fiction winner, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, spiked in the week following the announcement of the prize. According to Nielsen BookScan, the book sold 15,079 copies last week, compared to 7,095 the week before the Pulitzer win, good for a 113% increase.The Goldfinch has sold over 407,000 copies to date on BookScan. Publisher Little, Brown reported that totalGoldfinch sales–print and digital combined–are nearing 1.5 million and that it has gone back to press for another 150,000 copies.
The Goldfinch has sold prrrrrrrrety well.
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