The tome, which contains more than 350 images of the selfie pioneer, sold 1,940 copies in the UK last week, and 14,000 copies in the US, putting her in seventh and 13th place on the adult non-fiction charts respectively.
Her fans include the likes of Lena Dunham, who instagrammed a selfie of herself with Selfish (do keep up, it’s oh-so meta), complete with the hashtag #yeahiboughtit, adding, ‘I support experiments in female identity exploration/am a student of pop culture/will not be shamed.’
Selfie’s publishers Rizzoli describe Kardashian as a ‘true American icon’, while critics have made comments ranging from, ‘[Selfie is] landmark publishing […] the Catcher In The Rye of the Instagram generation’ (The Bookseller) and ‘Kim Kardashian’s Selfish is anything but […] an ode to the people around her’ (Time), to ‘Kim is, at this point, the unlikely embodiment of Duchamp’s urinal: in declaring herself […] as art, she mocks and dares and provokes’ (The Atlantic).
So tell us, what do you think of Kim’s latest career move? Personally, we think it’s genius (based on the title alone), but the jury is out…