Sluggish sales for Hillary’s new book
By Todd Venezia
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s new book is called “Hard Choices” — but not many people have been choosing to buy it.
The former US first lady and New York senator’s tome is more bomb than bombshell, according to a new report on its sales.
The 656-page book — in which Clinton (right) writes about her tenure as secretary of state under President Obama — has sold only 60,000 hardcover copies and 24,000 e-books in its first week, a source told The Weekly Standard.
The book’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, was “hoping and praying” that 150,000 print copies had been sold in the first week, the source told the magazine.
“Between us, they are nervous at S&S,” the source said. “It’s a bomb, but it will be interesting to see how they spin it.”
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