Breaking Down the $65m Obama Book Deal

Whatever your politics might be, you gotta be impressed (or frightened) at the gargantuan book deal given to Barack and Michelle Obama.

Vox deconstructs the deal and does some math. For example, according to the article, the #3 top seller of 2014 sold slightly more the than 500,000 copies. The Obamas will need to sell millions for Penguin to break even.

Lots of opinion pieces always pop up whenever one of these mega book deals are disclosed. We’ll collect the various opinions — and add our own — here at in the coming days.

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