When I do a book proposal, even for a book that will be self-published, I outline the publicity plan. That includes a detailed description of at least three top publicists. Yes, I interview them as part of the proposal process.
No book, even by a brandname politico like Andrew Cuomo, will grow legs without the wizardry of a specialist in promoting books. That pro has the contacts with broadcast, establishment media, digital publications, bloggers, tweeters, and booking agents for speakers.
Either Gov. Cuomo has not hired a publicist or the one he did is not well connected. According to Nielsen Bookscan, his book "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life" only sold 948 copies its first week out. Here is the coverage of that disaster by the Page Six Team.
His team should be phoning around the New York City area interviewing publicists. For this wonderful opportunity to penetrate the Gov's circle, they might do the job pro bono. Contacts are everything.