By contrast, former President Trump’s book Our Journey Together sold more than 50,000 copies in just its first week in December 2021, including over 9,000 copies within the first 24 hours of announcing the book. Winning Team Publishing President Sergio Gor noted that the book was so popular, the company could not “keep up with the demand.”
Bush’s book, for which she received an advance of at least $50,000, fared even worse the following week, as she could only sell 288 copies.
“It’s not the book. It’s just there’s a lack of interest in her. She just hasn’t built a strong enough brand to sell books yet,” one individual told the Post.
The memoir describes how she became an activist and eventually a Representative following the Ferguson riots in 2014, which she claimed gave her PTSD.
“When I wasn’t in Ferguson [MO.], I would still see armored vehicles, even when they were not there. At random moments in the day, I would smell tear gas, even when none had been sprayed,” she wrote via the Post. That’s tragic, Ms. Bush — now ask the actual victims of the rioting how they feel.