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Execs on notice after
Hillary’s book sales tank

New York Post, by Emily Smith & Ian Mohr

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/9/2014 4:35:03 AM

There’s hand-wringing and finger-pointing at Simon & Schuster over the soft performance of Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices,” for which she got a $14 million advance, sources said — and which was replaced at No. 1 on the best-seller list this week by an “exposé” about Hillary and Bill Clinton. The former secretary of state’s tome sold 161,000 copies in its first three weeks, according to Nielsen BookScan — but 85,000 of those were sold in the first week. That number has dropped sharply to 48,000 and 28,000 in subsequent weeks, with most recent numbers due out Wednesday. Simon & Schuster

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: varkdriver, 7/9/2014 4:47:42 AM     (No. 9916201)

The Beast Herself was heard to screech: "At this point what difference does it make? The check cleared, suckas!!"

All this tells me is that the NEA, UAW, and Sewer Workers Unions haven´t made their bulk purchases of this ´book´. Or will they??

Perhaps there is an object approaching the Beast while she is on stage? What is it? A hook! With Lieawtha Lizzie Warren at the other end! I´m gonna be popping me some corn for the Dimocrat primaries in 2016.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/9/2014 5:27:40 AM     (No. 9916212)

This makes me wonder if the Butcher of Benghazi had the NSA troll for dirt on Simon & Schuster execs to get that book advance. It sounds like something the Clintons would do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 7/9/2014 6:07:52 AM     (No. 9916238)

Still on the Costco shelf, though?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/9/2014 7:09:16 AM     (No. 9916272)

#2, or she could get somebody at the IRS to do it. She has a "pen and a phone" too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jebediah, 7/9/2014 7:49:38 AM     (No. 9916327)

GOOD! I hope Simon & Schuster, a big time Dem supporter and publisher of pro Clinton, pro Dem work, suffers a nice financial loss here---as poor Hillary sails off into the sunset with her advance in hand!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: john56, 7/9/2014 8:00:34 AM     (No. 9916345)

There were piles of copies at the Costco I went to a couple weeks ago. And it looks like there wasn´t much activity in those piles.

And there was a nice pile of books by the fake Indian, Granny Warren. Untouched. Another big seller, I expect.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/9/2014 8:00:44 AM     (No. 9916347)

"Solid" sales? How many copies of "Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims" sold in the first 3 weeks?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 7/9/2014 8:02:05 AM     (No. 9916350)

simon and schuster is owned by cbs.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Namma, 7/9/2014 8:18:52 AM     (No. 9916379)

S&S should tell Hitlary they want their money back...ha
They will just up the price of other books to make up for the loss. Go to the library and borrow a book. It´s cheaper

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/9/2014 8:22:59 AM     (No. 9916389)

Liberals are slow learners.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/9/2014 8:29:57 AM     (No. 9916407)

A metaphor for her vote tally in 2016.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Judith, 7/9/2014 8:45:22 AM     (No. 9916427)

Hillary should be very angry. After all, look at all the money the nit-wit-in-office made off his atrocious (and some suggest written by someone else)books. At barnes and noble the children´s section is befouled with mr. and mrs. obama books. It´s obvious that the handlers messed up. You can´t tell me that people actually WANT to read the idiot-in-the-whitehouse garbage.

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