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The Art of Basking: Amanda Palmer is now a New York Times Best Selling Author

 

Amanda Palmer is called many thing. We can now add “New York Times Best Selling Author” to the list.

The musician, writer, performer, and many other things that end in “-er” revealed this afternoon via social media that her book The Art Of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help has debuted at Number 7 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Palmer’s ongoing book tour reaches the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon, tonight.

“i am now a New York Fucking Times bestselling author,” the former Dresden Doll tweeted. “number 7 with a bullet, baby. THANK YOU EVERYONE SO SO MUCH FOR GETTING THE BOOK!!!” Fourteen minutes later she added: “got the call. New York Times. bestseller list. #7. crying. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you…..”

 

Palmer’s husband, writer Neil Gaiman, also chimed in:

The Art Of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help was released November 11. Here’s Palmer post from Facebook: