Alex Ferguson book fastest selling non-fiction EVER

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Sir Alex Ferguson's recent release of the book 'My Autobiography' has smashed records as the fastest selling non-fiction book.

The former Manchester United manager has his say on everything from Arsene Wenger's fists to Jordan Henderson's running style, and the book has proved a hit with fans and critics alike.

The revealing autobiography shifted an incredible 115, 547 copies in the UK last week, making it the biggest first-week selling non-fiction book since records began in 1998.

In the sensational book, the Scot looks back on his many years in management and discusses the numerous issues and contentions throughout his career.

The record sales figure eclipses the previous record holder - Delia Smith's 'How to Cook: Book Two, which sold 112,000 - and despite fan's appreciation of the memoirs, many current and ex-footballers have responded differently.

Amongst other things, he blasted several former ex-players at United, including Roy Keane, David Beckham and Owen Hargreaves in particular.

In comparison to other autobiographies, Ferguson smashes Tony Blair's book - that 92,000 copies in it's first week - and far out-sold former player Beckham's 'My Side'.

In total, around £1.4million was spent alone last week on the former Aberdeen manager's book.

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