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12/29/2010 11:52 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Kindle Beats Harry Potter Sales Record On Amazon

The company announced that sales of the Kindle 3 had overtaken the previous record holder, the book of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, released in July 2007. That had seen 1m pre-orders online before it was published, and has sold more than 40m copies worldwide -- though it is unknown what proportion would have been sold through Amazon.

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