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Political Bookworm: January, 2012

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Obama’s letter of thanks to a grassroots organizer

John Presta, author of a book about Obama’s early Congressional runs, gets a White House note of gratitude.

By Steven Levingston  |  01:52 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 01/30/2012

BOOK WORLD bestsellers — Jan. 29, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  03:58 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 01/30/2012

The Political Best — Jan. 29, 2012

Those political titles with muscle ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  03:49 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Historical echoes in Romney-Gingrich battle

Author Michael Bowen puts the contest for the Republican nomination through the lens of an earlier power struggle within the party — the Dewey-Taft battle over ideology.

By Michael Bowen  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/27/2012

And the Oscar goes to ...? Books!

Best Picture nominations this year lean toward book adaptations.

By Steven Levingston  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Author and Gov. Jan Brewer has words for Obama

Arizona governor in apparent confrontation with Obama as he arrived in her state.

By Steven Levingston  |  04:34 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Publisher calls off German printing of “Mein Kampf”

State of Bavaria threatened legal action against newspaper

By Stephen Lowman  |  07:08 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2012

“Mein Kampf” to be published in Germany for first time since World War II

Perhaps what is most interesting about the printing is how muted the hand-wringing has been in a country that is typically anxious about its past.

By Stephen Lowman  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 01/23/2012

NBC News enters sizzling e-book publishing world

NBC Publishing to exploit decades of archival and recent video to produce enhanced e-books.

By Steven Levingston  |  03:59 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 01/23/2012

BOOK WORLD Bestsellers — Jan. 22, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:09 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 01/23/2012

The Political Best — Jan. 22, 2012

Those political titles with muscle ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:57 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 01/16/2012

BOOK WORLD bestsellers — Jan. 15, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  07:50 AM ET, 01/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 01/15/2012

Brisk-selling political titles — Jan. 15, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  01:01 PM ET, 01/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Ancient advice (literally!) on how to win an election

Quintus Tullius Cicero wrote a pamphlet on election campaign strategy in 64 BC for his brother, the great orator Marcus Tullius Cicero, who was running for a consulship in the Roman Republic — and funny how Quintus’s tactics seem wholly modern.

By Steven Levingston  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Does Kantor’s Obamas book have staying power?

Jodi Kantor’s “The Obamas” promised an inside look at the White House and the marriage. Its sales will ride on whether the public believes the book really delivers.

By Steven Levingston  |  02:36 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 01/10/2012

Will overlooked son dish in book on Kim Jong Il?

Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, is said to have spoken at length with a Japanese journalist for a book about the family dynasty.

By Steven Levingston  |  03:59 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 01/07/2012

BOOK WORLD bestsellers > January 8, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  12:26 PM ET, 01/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Bookworm

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 01/07/2012

Political Hot Potatoes — Jan. 8, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  12:21 PM ET, 01/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2012

The long road to health care reform

Longtime policy adviser Stuart Altman discusses the 100-year battle for health care reform with Betty Ann Bowser of the PBS NewsHour.

By Steven Levingston  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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