Two new books featuring Washington political royalty debuted as huge flops, suggesting there is limited interest in anything beyond a focus on presidential politics.
The latest failure is Meghan McCain’s memoir, Bad Republican , released April 26.
According to an NPD BookScan provided to Secrets, it sold just 244 copies in the first few days. A book agent said the low sales were a surprise considering the celebrity status of the former View star and outspoken daughter of former Sen. John McCain.
And then, there was the equally disappointing first-week sales of just 250 copies of the biography of Jill Biden, Jill: A Biography of the First Lady , by two Associated Press reporters.
A publishing industry insider said that there remains a healthy appetite for books about the presidency, especially those on former President Donald Trump.
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