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Thu Oct 30, 2014, 08:50 PM

Are Wendy Davis' Book Sales That Bad?



Democrat for Texas Governor Wendy Davis sold at least 4,450 hard copies of her memoir Forgetting to Be Afraid since it was published on September 9th, Nielsen BookScan reports. Conservatives have bashed the number as dismal, but some independent book industry veterans say the sales figure is actually respectable.

That number covers sales through October 26, a time period when Davis appeared on cable news and profiles of her were published in Vogue and New York Magazine. The time frame does not include her appearance this week on The Daily Show.

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Davis critics pounced on the number, saying it indicates lackluster support for her gubernatorial campaign. Conservative media echoed the Slate report.

"America is officially over Wendy Davis," the Washington Examiner proclaimed. "Wendy Davis' Book Has Even Lower Numbers Than Her Campaign," Brietbart declared.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Thu Oct 30, 2014, 08:54 PM

1. I hope we get it at the library

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Thu Oct 30, 2014, 09:11 PM

2. Where are these nay sayers

 

When Mitch McTurtle only gets 250 to attend a rally while Alison Grimes gets thousands. I hope everyone is eating crow by Tuesday night.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Thu Oct 30, 2014, 09:15 PM

3. Only people who plan to read the book are planning to buy it

Which is not generally the case for other authors.

No hints provided, no hints are necessary.

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Fri Oct 31, 2014, 11:33 PM

4. Her book is doing better than Andrew Cuomo's

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