Fox News Anchor Bill O'Reilly Achieves Publishing Milestone with Memoir, 'A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity,' Reaching One Million Copies in Print

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Top-rated Fox News anchor and bestselling author Bill O'Reilly has achieved another career milestone, with publisher Broadway Books announcing today that his memoir "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity" has reached the one million copies in print mark.

A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity

Top-rated Fox News anchor and bestselling author Bill O'Reilly has achieved another career milestone, with publisher Broadway Books announcing today that his memoir "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity" has reached the one million copies in print mark.

Published on September 23, 2008, "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity" has appeared on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers list for 39 weeks. After 18 printings, it now has 1,004,732 copies in print.

Each of Mr. O'Reilly's four previous nonfiction books published by Broadway was a # 1 New York Times bestseller. Together, Broadway has more than 5 million hardcover copies of Bill O'Reilly's books in print.

"As an author, Bill has demonstrated time and again an uncanny ability to connect with his audience, with candor, insight, and disarming humor," said O'Reilly's longtime editor Gerald Howard. "We are thrilled that his fans have come to 'A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity' -- especially since it is by far his most personal book yet - in such great numbers and congratulate him on his achievement."

In March 2009, Mr. O'Reilly's program on the Fox News Channel, "The O'Reilly Factor," reached a milestone of 100 consecutive months as the most popular program on cable news. According to data from Nielsen, for the quarter ending June 30, 2009, "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged 4,770,000 total viewers per night, leading the way for Fox News, which achieved a 34% increase in primetime ratings during the period. "The O'Reilly Factor" airs nightly at 8 p.m. and is rebroadcast in the 11 p.m. time slot.

Broadway Books is an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group at Random House, Inc., whose parent company is Bertelsmann AG.

For more information, contact David Drake at the Crown Publishing Group. Tel: 212-782-9001

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