Poet Amanda Gorman’s two books became Amazon’s top sellers less than a day after reciting poetry at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, The Hill reported Thursday.
Gorman, who is also 22 years old, made history as the youngest person to recite poetry at a president‘s inauguration, The Hill reported. (RELATED: Chris Wallace Says Biden’s Inaugural Speech Is The Best He Has Ever Heard)
“I AM ON THE FLOOR MY BOOKS ARE #1 & #2 ON AMAZON AFTER 1 DAY!” Thank you so much to everyone for supporting me and my words,” Gorman tweeted Wednesday.
“As Yeats put it: ‘For words alone are certain good: Sing, then,'” Gorman tweeted.
I AM ON THE FLOOR MY BOOKS ARE #1 & #2 ON AMAZON AFTER 1 DAY! Thank you so much to everyone for supporting me and my words. As Yeats put it: “For words alone are certain good: Sing, then”
— Amanda Gorman (@TheAmandaGorman) January 20, 2021
At the time of publishing, Gorman’s two books were Amazon’s top two books under the “New Releases” subcategory, according to a screenshot of Amazon’s website.
The poet recited “The Hill We Climb” in the Wednesday ceremony following Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s swearing-in as president and vice president, The Hill reported.
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