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Political Bookworm: September, 2011

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Lackluster sales for Assange autobiography

Despite brouhaha over its publication, “Julian Assange: The Unauthorized Autobiography” gets off to a slow start.

By Steven Levingston  |  02:55 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Kids’ book about overweight girl stirs controversy

Author Paul Kramer finds himself in the center of a firestorm over his book “Maggie Goes on a Diet.”

By Steven Levingston  |  12:29 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 09/24/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Sept. 25, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:14 AM ET, 09/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 09/23/2011

(Unofficial) political bestsellers — Sept. 25, 2011

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By Christopher Schoppa  |  05:16 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Grisham awarded first Harper Lee Prize

By Timothy R. Smith  |  05:08 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Cheney faces “insensitive” heart pump questions on book tour, prompting conservative ire

By Steven Levingston  |  04:57 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Bill Clinton book on economy due in November

By Steven Levingston  |  04:56 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/20/2011

C-SPAN steps up coverage of Book Festival

The network’s BookTV will cover the two-day event live and will hold on-stage live chats with authors at the end of each day.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Levi Johnston on love, sex and abstinence

In his book, “Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin’s Crosshairs,” Levi Johnston takes readers on a journey through his tumultuous romance with Bristol Palin.

By Steven Levingston  |  04:18 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 09/18/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers ~ Sept. 18, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:03 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 09/18/2011

Political Bestsellers — Sept. 18, 2011

BOOK WORLD

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:01 PM ET, 09/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Gordon Brown had “volcanic” temper, former British finance minister says in memoir

Alistair Darling recounts his rough relationship with the former British prime minister in “Back from the Brink:1,000 Days at Number 11.”

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Amazon said to be considering creation of digital lending library

By Timothy R. Smith  |  02:00 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 09/11/2011

Political Bestsellers — Sept. 11, 2011

BOOK WORLD

By Christopher Schoppa  |  10:18 PM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 PM ET, 09/11/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Sept. 11, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  10:05 PM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 09/10/2011

Okla. state legislator and author says homosexuals are bigger threat to the United States than terrorists

Okla. state rep. Sally Kern re-ignites furor she initially set off with similar comments in 2008.

By Steven Levingston  |  04:57 PM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Remembering 9/11 in poetry

By Steven Levingston  |  04:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Carl Hiaasen’s questions for Cheney

Novelist and Miami Herald columnist Hiaasen draws up two sets of questions for the former vice president on his book tour: those he’ll be happy to answer, and those he might dodge.

By Steven Levingston  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Giffords to release memoir in November

The book will be a ”deeply personal” account of Rep. Giffords’ political career, her husband’s work as an astronaut, the couple’s courtship and life together and the Jan. 8 shooting and Giffords’ recovery.

By Steven Levingston  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Raising job quality and wages to help fix jobs crisis

Paul Osterman, co-author of “Good Jobs America: Making Work Better for Everyone,” argues that companies benefit from improving job quality and wages for workers.

By Paul Osterman  |  03:13 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/01/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers ~ Sept. 4, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Political Bestsellers — Sept. 4, 2011

BOOK WORLD

By Christopher Schoppa  |  03:41 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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