Hunter Biden says he will write a sequel to his memoir “Beautiful Things” — despite it tanking in sales of only 10,000 copies in its first week amid a publicity blitz.
In an interview on the Mad World podcast, the first son made the announcement when asked about how his wife, Melissa Cohen, helped him stay on the wagon.
“That’s book two,” Hunter told host Byony Gordon.
“That’s where the book ends, but the one thing I really do feel almost an obligation to speak about or write about in the future is where the real hard work begins,” he said, adding “I got particularly lucky.”
The sequel will highlight his relationship with Cohen, a South African filmmaker he met when he was in the throes of crack addiction.
He said he knew immediately after meeting Cohen that she was the one after she took his car keys and helped him go through detox.
Their son, Beau, named after his older brother who died of brain cancer in May 2015, was born last year.
”Beautiful Things” hit bookshelves on April 6 and debuted at No. 12 on Publisher’s Weekly hardcover list and No. 4 on The New York Times “Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction,” but it sold only only 10,600 copies the first week and began a rapid descent down the lists.
The plunge came despite a number of interviews by Hunter on CNN, CBS, the BBC and an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”.
On Kimmel, Hunter talked about the missing MacBook Pro that became the focus of a series of exposes by The Post last October about his fathers alleged involvement in his foreign dealings in Ukraine and China that were revealed in emails found on the laptop.
Hunter forgot to pick up the computer after dropping it off at a Wilmington, Del., computer repair shop in April 2019.
He said he couldn’t remember the events surrounding the laptop.
“Not that I remember at all,” he said on the show. “Certainly, there could be a laptop out there that was stolen from me, that could be that I was hacked, it could be that it was Russian intelligence, it could be that it was stolen from me.”
Hunter was reportedly paid a $2 million advance for “Beautiful Things” by publisher Simon & Schuster.