Michelle Obama
**FILE** Former first lady Michelle Obama laughs while signing copies of her new book "Becoming" during a book signing event at a Barnes & Noble bookstore in New York City on Nov. 30, 2018. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The hardcover edition of former first lady Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” has sold more copies than any other book in the U.S. this year, according to Penguin Random House, and remains at #1 on two New York Times best-seller lists two weeks after its release.

In addition, “Becoming,” which was released on Nov. 13, is topping the USA Today and Publishers Weekly best-seller lists and is the #1 adult nonfiction book around the world, including in Germany, Spain, Greece and Finland.

Across all formats, the book has sold more than 2 million copies in the U.S. and Canada and it currently has 3.4 million hardcover copies in print.

Obama is on tour, with upcoming stops scheduled for Brooklyn, Detroit, Denver, San Jose, Calif., and Dallas, according to her publisher. She will be in London on Monday, Paris on Wednesday and Berlin on Thursday.

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