Omarosa’s “Unhinged” Isn’t Selling as Fast as This Year’s Other Highly-Anticipated Political Books

Unhinged, by Omarosa Manigault Newman
Unhinged, by Omarosa Manigault Newman

Omarosa Manigault Newman has hit all of the morning talk shows, released scandalous tapes, and made some serious accusations against the United States president she worked for over an 11-month period and has known for 15 years. But her book isn’t exactly burning up the sales charts.

Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House officially hit shelves today, but it’s only fifth on Amazon’s Best Seller list. It’s in fourth placeon Barnes & Noble’s list.

Compare that to eight months ago when Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury was the first book to offer a behind-the-scenes peek into the current administration and quickly became the bestselling nonfiction release in five years. Then James Comey’s A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership came out in April and the book’s publisher, ordered 850,000 copies to meet the demand.

So what’s keeping Unhinged from topping the charts? It’s hard to pinpoint a cause, but there are a few theories.

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