Clinton on the way to becoming runaway bestseller in Iran

From the AFP:

Captsgehzz96300605140708photo00photoIranians may shout Death to America and burn the Stars and Stripes in demonstrations, but the memoir of former US President Bill Clinton is on the way to becoming a runaway bestseller in the country.

According to publisher Farhang Fattemi, who has just released the book, “many Iranians like the United States and want to hear history straight from the horse’s mouth.”

First published in the United States last summer, “My Life” has hit the shelves in Iran in a prestigious two-volume hardback costing a hefty 150,000 rials (16.5 dollars). It is already said to be selling very well.

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