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Anthony Bourdain's Book Sales Skyrocket on Amazon

By TheBlast Staff

Fans of Anthony Bourdain are flocking to Amazon to scoop up copies of the late star's books with sales of some titles rising as much as 367,275%

Bourdain's books are climbing Amazon's sales charts and currently, they hold the top nine spots on the online mega-retailers "Movers & Shakers" list of the "biggest gainers in sales rank over the past 24 hours."

The list is updated every hour so it's likely the uptick will continue.

The "Parts Unknown" host was found dead of apparent suicide on June 8 at a hotel in France. His death appears to have shaken all walks of life from celebrities to chefs to former presidents.

As an author, Bourdain penned several culinary works including his most famous, "Kitchen Confidential," which continues to serve as a bedrock work for chefs and restaurant professionals. Prior to exploding on the global culinary scene Bourdain was an essayist and wrote a handful of crime novels.

"Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride," Bourdain wrote in "KC."

The unexpected and tragic loss of Bourdain seems to have inspired his legions of fans to want to enjoy the ride with him just a little bit longer through his visceral love of food, travel and, above all else, stories.

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