Record Sales For George R.R. Martin's 'A Dance With Dragons'

07/14/2011 05:09 pm ET | Updated Sep 13, 2011

George R.R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons, book five in his epic "A Song of Ice and Fire' series, had the highest single and first-day sales of any new fiction title published this year: 298,000 copies in print, digital, and audio formats, publisher Random House announced today.