'Killing the SS' Bill O'Reilly's Eighth Book in His National Best-Selling History Series Debuts on NYT Best Sellers List at No. 1
By: Patricia Eisemann, VP, Director of Publicity, Henry Holt & Co.October 18, 2018
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NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2018 – Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing The SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History,” is the latest book in his best-selling Killing series, co-written with Martin Dugard, to debut at no. 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list in nonfiction. The new book follows the same trajectory of the previous books in the series, and many of his other nonfiction titles, by hitting at no. 1 upon publication. The Killing series now has more than 19 million copies in print across all formats and in all editions including adult trade and young readers. “Killing the SS” was published on Oct. 9. This is O’Reilly’s 15th no. 1 instant New York Times best seller.

The Killing series books have been on best seller lists for a combined total of more than 350 weeks in all formats, making this series the most successful nonfiction book series of all time. Other titles in the include “Killing Lincoln,” “Killing Kennedy,” “Killing Jesus,” “Killing Patton,” “Killing Regan” “Killing the Rising Sun” and “Killing England.” O’Reilly has also written many previous no. 1 best-selling books in the categories of memoir and politics including the no. 1 bestseller “A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity.”

O’Reilly’s website BillOReilly.com is followed by millions all over the world. His philanthropic enterprises have raised tens of millions for people in need and wounded American veterans. He is the recipient of many journalism awards including three Emmys. He holds master’s degrees from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and from Boston University.


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