By HILLEL ITALY national writer AP
NEW YORK (AP) – Donald Trump’s first book after the White House will be, like so many about it, a departure from other former presidents.
Trump publishes a hardcover collection of hundreds of photographs of his administration, with his own captions, some handwritten. “Our Journey Together” is slated for December 7, but not via a traditional New York publisher. Instead, it will be published by a new company formed by his son Donald Trump Jr. and campaign assistant Sergio Gor, Winning Team Publishing.
“Our trip together” presents unforgettable moments of our stay in Washington: construction of the southern border wall; reduce US taxes; confirm nearly 300 federal judges and 3 Supreme Court judges; rebuild our army; creation of the Space Force; deal with Kim Jong-Un, President Xi, President Putin and many other world leaders, ”the former president said in a statement Friday.
While Barack Obama, George W. Bush and other recent Trump predecessors wrote memoirs and announced multi-million dollar deals with Penguin Random House and other publishing houses shortly after leaving office , New York publishers resisted working with Trump, especially after January 11. 6 siege of the United States Capitol by some of its supporters. Simon & Schuster dropped a book by Trump supporter Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and faced widespread anger within the company for making a deal over the memoir of Trump’s vice president , Mike Pence.
Trump has at times referred to the publication of a memoir, “the book of all books,” but has otherwise given interviews to Michael Wolff, Jonathan Karl of ABC News and others writing about him. If he were to publish a dissertation through Winning Team, it would be a test of how a new publisher could handle the sales and distribution of a book that could well sell millions of copies.
The website (https://45books.com) for Winning Team Publishing offers few details – no headers or lists of books outside of Trump. (“Official Merch” is “coming soon”). Gor declined to discuss the winning team’s plans, but said other writers have been signed. Winning Team Publishing continues a wave of conservative impressions, including DW Books and All Seasons Press of the Daily Wire, formed this year by those who claim to be “silenced” by mainstream publishers.
Trump’s statement included a link to the company’s website, where the book can be pre-ordered for $ 74.99 in standard size (the new photo books are known to sell for between $ 40 and over $ 150) and 229 , $ 99 for a signed copy. “Our Journey Together” is also listed on Amazon.com, which founder Jeff Bezos Trump has often attacked, although on Friday noon it was not available for purchase. According to Amazon, the book is 320 pages long, with a suggested reading audience of 12 and older.
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