Friday, August 26, 2011

Keith Richards' Memoir Sells a Million Copies

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Keith Richards has written one of the best-selling rock memoirs of all time. TheRolling Stones guitarist's book, Life, hassold 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.