Romanian publishing house Nemira announced that it has sold out its first print run of 15,000 copies of Prince Harry’s memoir „Spare” and intends to publish a further 25,000 to meet demand.
“Spare,” Prince Harry’s autobiography is translated as ‘Rezerva” in Romanian and was released on Tuesday in 16 languages.
Nemira was one of 15 Romanian publishing houses that vied to secure the translation rights, managing editor Ana Nicolau said on TVR Cultural late Wednesday.
The book had 2,000 pre-orders in Romania, and over 3,000 copies were sold in bookstores and online stores, both in hardcover and digital format, on the day of the launch.
Over 400,000 copies were sold in the UK across all formats, making „Spare” the UK’s fastest-selling non-fiction book ever.
„Spare” tells the story of the death of Harry’s mother Princess Diana and the childhood and early life of the two princes, William and Harry.
Harry and his brother Prince William walked behind her coffin, in a scene watched by billions around the world. Harry tells what happened in the years afterwards.
“Spare” was published in English by Transworld, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK, for the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa, and for Canada, by Random House Canada.