No One Bought Christine Quinn’s Book

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New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
speaks to the media at the opening of the Workforce1 Veterans Career Center on July 31, 2012 in New York City.  The center will offer area veterans assistance in their job search, help with resumes and classes on how to perfect the interview process. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for all veterans in June was 7.4 percent.  NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31:  New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
speaks to the media at the opening of the Workforce1 Veterans Career Center on July 31, 2012 in New York City.  The center will offer area veterans assistance in their job search, help with resumes and classes on how to perfect the interview process. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for all veterans in June was 7.4 percent.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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With Patience and Fortitude, her election-year memoir, had a print run of 75,000, but limited interest resulted in the publisher shipping just 5,000 copies to stores, only about 100 of which sold, the New York Times reports. ("No comment," said the publisher.) To be fair, the parts about bulimia and the Kardashians are available online for free.