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Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography enters Limca Book of Records as best-seller

Friday, Feb 19, 2016,11:18 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’ has entered the Limca Book of Records for being the best-selling adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories.

Published by Hachette India, Playing It My Way was released on Nov 6, 2014, and broke all records for an adult hardback across both fiction and non-fiction categories with 1,50,289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions, Limca Book of Records said. The book’s orders, on day one, already saw it pulling ahead of both pre-order and lifetime sales of the world’s top adult hardbacks Dan Brown’s Inferno, Walter Issacson’s Steve Jobs and JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy. Boria Majumdar was the co-author.

It also holds the record in retail value terms having logged up Rs 13.51 crore with its cover price being Rs 899.