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NY Times won’t put Cruz book on bestseller list

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The New York Times will not include Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) new book A Time For Truth on its bestsellers list, even though the book’s sales would qualify it.
 
{mosads}Politico reported Thursday that the Times told publisher HarperCollins that Cruz’s book did not qualify for inclusion on the list.
 
“We have uniform standards that we apply to our best seller list, which includes an analysis of book sales that goes beyond simply the number of books sold. This book didn’t meet that standard this week,”  a Times official reportedly wrote.
 
“Our goal is that the list reflect authentic best sellers, so we look at and analyze not just numbers, but patterns of sales for every book,” the official added.
 
A Time For Truth sold 11,854 copies, according to Politico — more than the No. 2 book on the list, Aziz Ansari’s Modern Romance.
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