The Lost Symbol Breaks First-Day Records

The Lost Symbol sold more than one-million copies in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.—the greatest one-day sale for an adult fiction title in book-publishing history. Total number of copies in print for The Lost Symbol is now 5.6 million copies.

“Indeed, we are seeing historic, record-breaking sales across all types
of our accounts in North America for The Lost Symbol,” commented Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor in Chief, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. “We are grateful to booksellers everywhere for this incredible launch and look forward to working with them to enjoy long and great continuing success with Dan’s novel.”

In celebration of these record breaking sales, here are a few photographs from various retailers across the United States. Enjoy!