Mastering the Art of French Cooking is named a Book-of-the-Month Club Selection; 12,000 copies are distributed. Enthusiasm for the book has continued through the years – approximately 1,600,000 copies have been printed to date. In September 2009, following the release of Sony Pictures’ Julie & Julia, over 300,000 copies are sold in one month alone. The e-book edition of Mastering the Art of French Cooking is released in October, 2011.