Skip to comments.Palin's second book selling more slowly (Only #2 on the NYT Bestseller List)
Posted on 12/10/2010 9:05:20 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah Palin's new book, "America by Heart," has logged unimpressive sales numbers, publishing sources say.
Even so, the memoir, which went on sale in November, holds second place on the New York Times bestseller list, The Washington Post reported.
Palin's first book, "Going Rogue," was released one year ago and became the second-fastest selling political book in history. It went into a second printing three days after its release and went on to sell 2.2 million hardcover copies.
"America by Heart" (subtitled "Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag") had an initial press run of 1 million copies, suggesting its publisher, HarperCollins, didn't expect it to repeat the success of "Rogue," the report said.
HarperCollins said it is happy with sales of the new book.
"We're happy with how it's selling and expect to see it do well in the holiday season," said Tina Andreadis, a spokeswoman for the imprint, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Palin, former governor of Alaska and 2008 vice presidential nominee, is also the star of a travel-reality series called "Sarah Palin's Alaska" and a Fox News commentator.
Only #2 on the NYT list... yeah, that’s just dismal. /s :)
“Only #2 on the NYT list”?
That’ll show HER, by golly!
I’m amazed that the NYT even allows conservative books to be referenced by the list. For years, they tried their damndest to ignore conservative titles by refusing to review or discuss them. They should go whole hog and exclude them from the list.
Naturally this article fails to point out that the number 1 Best Seller is “Decision Points” by President Bush.
The number 3 Best Seller is “AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN”, VOL. 1, by Mark Twain
Reminds me of old Cold War joke.
JFK and Khrushchev have a foot race. JFK beats Khrushchev.
Pravda headline announces, “Khrushchev comes in second. JFK places in bottom two.”
Well my mom got me one for Christmas. lol
From Hotair at the time:
" The most powerful woman in the history of American politics is suffering a humiliating defeat at the nations bookstores, sales figures show. In her first week at market, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi sold just 2,737 copies of her book KNOW YOUR POWER, according to NIELSEN BOOKSCAN. The DOUBLEDAY release was launched with a full media push, featuring high profile interviews on TODAYTHEVIEWTHISWEEK "
The speaker was pre-occupied with house business last week, a source close to Pelosi explained Thursday morning. She has now turned her focus to promoting this extraordinary book doing local signings and speeches. I think well see an uptick.
GWB is #1 and Sarah Palin is #2.
This proves those nasty rethugs have lost their mojo!
There is no truth in Pravda, there is no news in Tass.
I’ll take a pass on sending that particular message to my 11 year-old daughter, who watches Sarah Palin’s Alaska with me. :)
Very good Frank. Strong message presented creatively. Keep up the good work.
They don’t even carry that at Dollar Tree anymore, do they?
What liberal books are ahead of poor, past her prime Sarah Palin??? Anyone??? Bueller???
LOL. “Only #2”, boo frickin’ hoo. :-)
Looks like George Bush is on top. Pretty stiff competition for Sarah. Today, however she’s #5. Glenn Beck “Broke” #8.
Haven’t gotten mine yet, but enjoying the Sarah Palin’s Alaska. It’s hilarious. I wonder if liberals will eat halibut now that they know they clubbed’em! LOL
This is more of the media drumbeat that she is a beneficiary of Rupert Murdoch's largesse.
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