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Political Bookworm: October, 2011

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 10/30/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Oct. 30, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:29 AM ET, 10/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/28/2011

A lesson on self-publishing

Would-be authors have enough frustrations without having to encounter Fred Cleveland.

By Steven Levingston  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Occupy Wall Street book coming in December

OR Books, publisher of “Going Rouge: Sarah Palin — An American Nightmare,” is enlisting Writers for the 99% to pull the book together.

By Steven Levingston  |  05:54 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 10/23/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — October 23, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  10:50 AM ET, 10/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 10/23/2011

(Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — October 23, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:48 AM ET, 10/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Putin biography raises risk for author

Russian journalist Masha Gessen has written what her publisher says is an “explosive” book about the autocratic ruler.

By Steven Levingston  |  11:49 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Cain’s book purchases spur questions

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is buying his autobiography with campaign funds from his own company.

By Steven Levingston  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 10/16/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Oct. 16, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:48 AM ET, 10/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 10/16/2011

(Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — October 16, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:22 AM ET, 10/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/14/2011

The roots of American disunity

In his new book, “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America,” Colin Woodard shows that the United States is a federation of disparate cultures that often have differing views of American values.

By Colin Woodard  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Dominque Strauss-Kahn in fact and fiction

Tristane Banon, the French writer who claims Dominique Strauss-Kahn raped her in 2003, has released a novel.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/13/2011

What’s the future for Facebook revolutions?

Jeffrey C. Alexander, author of “Performative Revolution in Egypt,” assesses the Facebook revolution and considers the role of social networks in future uprisings.

By Jeffrey C. Alexander  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Justice Stevens, in new memoir, rebukes Bush for 2000 recount maneuver

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in his new book calls effort to halt recount in 2000 election “frivolous.”

By Steven Levingston  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 10/09/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Oct. 9, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:13 AM ET, 10/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/09/2011

(unofficial) political bestsellers — Oct. 9, 2011

BOOK WORLD

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/07/2011

The world according to Steve Jobs

New book, “I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words,” contains a collection of Jobs-isms.”

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Twitter ablaze over newest Nobel laureate

Postings offer Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer congratulations, cite parts of his work, and express some surprise.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 10/05/2011

A spotlight on awful school lunches

A Chicago elementary school teacher reveals herself as the popular anonymous blogger on school lunches as she publishes her book “Fed Up With School Lunch.”

By Steven Levingston  |  02:15 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Michael Lewis on ‘Boomerang’ tour

The ‘Moneyball,’ ‘Big Short’ author has been on a media blitz to promote his latest book.

By Paul Williams  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Will Amanda Knox write her story?

Questions center on whether she will cash in on her enormous celebrity by writing a memoir.

By Steven Levingston  |  04:20 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 10/02/2011

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Oct. 2, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:15 AM ET, 10/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 10/02/2011

The (Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — Oct. 2, 2011

BOOK WORLD

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:49 AM ET, 10/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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