Like it or lump it, Milo’s book just sold a lot of quantity.
It seems as though people can’t get enough of the controversial commentator Milo Yiannoulous – so much so his book came 2nd in the combined physical and digital list on the New York Times Book Review list and number 3 on the USA Today best sellers list.
He took to Instagram to boast huge sales of his nonfiction title Dangerous and claims that he’s managed to shift over 100,000 copies of his book – 18,000 of those are hardback.
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HOLY SHIT! WE DID IT!!!!! #2 Nonfiction on the New York Times Best Sellers list, #4 for Hardcover. Thank you all so much. And this is just the debut. The start! They said I was dead and our movement was history. Well. What a triumphant fuck-you to the censors, the social justice warriors and the progressive Left this is. Next week #1 baby! By the way … by now, you may have heard reports claiming we only sold 18,000 copies of DANGEROUS and that our 100,000 copies claim is exaggerated. I'm happy to report that this is fake news. It's true that the major booksellers only managed to ship out 18,000 copies to retail customers by the list cut-off. But that's because they didn't order enough ahead of time, and have been scrambling to play catch-up ever since. The real news is that we've received wholesale orders and direct orders of such magnitude that our entire stock of 105,000 books is already accounted for. It's also real news that even with the book being out of stock everywhere for six of the last seven days, we're still the #2 NY Times bestseller and #3 USA Today bestseller. The WSJ list is out soon. We're seeing an uptick in orders and sales everywhere. Incidentally, the BookScan hardcover (excluding ebook) numbers are as follows: Mark Levin, 27k Milo, 18k Neil deGrasse Tyson, 14k Hillbilly Elegy, 12k So the New York Times put me at #4 for hardcover sales even though I am at #2 (and would have easily beaten Levin if retailers hadn't dramatically under-ordered). We are printing tens of thousands of copies a week and shipping them out as fast as we possibly can. Thank you for your continued support. Keep buying and keep a look out for details of the audiobook, out in just a few weeks! LOVE AND THANKS TO THE HATERS AND LOSERS. WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU xxx M
Speaking about the mixed news about actual sales, Milo told his fans,
“I’m happy to report that this is fake news. It’s true that the major booksellers only managed to ship out 18,000 copies to retail customers by the list cut-off. But that’s because they didn’t order enough ahead of time, and have been scrambling to play catch-up ever since. The real news is that we’ve received wholesale orders and direct orders of such magnitude that our entire stock of 105,000 books is already accounted for”.
The book has been released under a publisher by the name of Dangerous Books after major publisher Simon & Schuster decided to pull the plug on the book following comments made by Milo on child abuse.
As it stands the book is at number #1340 on the Amazon Best Seller’s rank – but currently number in Political Humour.
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