Accuracy in Media

Hard Sell—Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” Flops

The sales of Hillary Clinton’s new book, Hard Choices, which wasn’t selling all that well to begin with, have fallen off a cliff, saddling her publisher with huge losses. According to Nielsen BookScan, which tracks sales at over 80 percent of the book vendors in the U.S., Hard Choices sold just 28,000 copies in its third […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Book Sales Plunge in Second Week

Sales of Hillary Clinton’s new book, Hard Choices, fell by 43.5 percent to 48,000 copies in its second week of availability, according to Nielsen Bookscan. Bookscan, which tracks sales at over 80 percent of book vendors in the U.S., had reported first week sales of 85,000. Add in e-book sales of 15,000 and Clinton sold 100,000 […]

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Hillary’s Book Tour Fails to Ignite Sales

Despite a media-fueled book tour that had former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appearing on both broadcast and cable news networks, and at heavily-hyped book signings in New York City and the Washington, D.C. area, sales for Clinton’s new book got off to a sluggish start. According to Nielsen Bookscan—which represents approximately 70 to 80 […]

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7/11/2014 - Hard Sell—Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” Flops

June 2014

6/26/2014 - Hillary Clinton’s Book Sales Plunge in Second Week

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