Book causing Trump 'Fire and Fury' to be in India on January 30

The book quickly sold out in shops in the US capital, with some lining up at midnight to get their hands on the instant best-seller, dismissed by Trump as 'phony' and 'full of lies.' Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 08, 2018, 10.26 AM (IST)

Michael Wolff's controversial book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" has become an instant bestseller in America -- its release was pushed forward after excerpts from the book were published.

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The book was scheduled to release on January 9 but the release date was pushed forward to January 5 after Trump's lawyer threatened to halt publication.

The book has made a number of unkind remarks about Trump and his family, including that Trump is mentally unfit for the job.

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News reports say the book's publisher has been rushing to print more books ever since the controversy broke, and that it is going out of stock very soon.

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Amazon is warning buyers of a 2 to 4 week waiting period. The book is on top of Amazon's bestseller list.

There have been reports on social media that a digital pirated version of the book is doing the rounds of the internet.

Indian readers however will need to wait until the end of January to read "Fire and Fury".

"Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" will start selling on Amazon India from January 30. It is available for pre-order.