Posted May. 11, 2017 07:32,
Updated May. 11, 2017 07:35
According to online book retailer Yes24, sales of 25 books combined, including 13 books written or co-written by Moon and 12 books about Moon, quadrupled from 239 copies on Tuesday to 1,109 copies as of 2 p.m. Wednesday.
“Moon Jae-in’s Destiny,” autobiography published in 2011, “Korea Ask,” collection of dialogues with writer Moon Hyeong-ryeol published in January, “Who? Special Moon Jae-in,” comic for children published in March, and “1219, the End is the Beginning,” published in 2013, were among the top-selling books.
Offline book stores have set up a special stand for books about Moon. According to Kyobo Bookstore, online and offline sales of books about Moon doubled from 110 copies on Tuesday to 260 copies as of 2 p.m. Wednesday. TIME magazine’s Asian issue featuring Moon on the cover has been sold out, including reservations, in two days on Monday.