This week’s list, though a bit shorter than lists past, shores up new titles’ dominace of what’s selling briskly in the area.
Congressman Rand Paul expounds on his views on personal libery and the role of government in a new book that reads in part like campaign talking points. Someone’s sure to use them ...
And Garrett Graff, the editor of the Washingtonian magazine, examines the role of the FBI in the United States’ war on terror over the past decade — a struggle fraught with myriad unknowns, enemies both doesmtic and overseas, and longstanding tensions between the agency and the CIA.
Political Bestsellers — May 1, 2011
(Grand Central, $27.99). By Andrew Breitbart
(Grand Central, $24.99). By Ron Paul
(FSG, $35). By Francis Fukuyama
(Henry Holt, $27). By Del Quentin Wilber
(Little, Brown, $27.99). By Garrett M. Graff
(Skyhorse, $24.95). By Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell
(Harvard Business, $24.95). By William D. Eggers & John O’Leary
Drawn from Book World’s bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending April 24, 2011 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2011