Double day announced Tuesday that sales for The Lost Symbol topped 2 million copies in its first week. The total, for the United States, Britain and Canada, includes hardcover, audio and e-book sales.
The Lost Symbol came out September 15 with an initial print run of 5 million books that since was raised to 5.6 million. The book is Brown's first since The Da Vinci Code, an international phenomenon published in 2003.
The Da Vinci Code has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.