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Keith Richards' Memoir Sells a Million Copies

Rolling Stones guitarist has written one of the biggest selling rock books ever

August 25, 2011 6:10 PM ET
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Keith Richards at a book signing for his book, 'Life'
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Keith Richards has written one of the best-selling rock memoirs of all time. The Rolling Stones guitarist's book, Life, has sold over one million copies since its release last year, equivalent to going platinum in the music world.

Richards earned a huge payday for the book, raking in more than $7 million for his advance. In addition to being a massive commercial success, Life also fared well with critics, earning positive reviews nearly across the board.

 

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