’Tis the season — for holiday shopping. Despite the glut of political chatter and a seemingly endless round of debates for the Republican presidential hopefuls, most folks in the area are buying books (cookbooks, novels, design titles) that seem to better suit the gift-giving impulse, without the political overtone. A short list awaits below ...
(Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — December 11, 2011
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1. Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy (Knopf, $23.95). By Bill Clinton
(Crown, $35). By Condoleeza Rice
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26). By Peter Schweizer
(Penguin Press, $39.95). By John Lewis Gaddis
Drawn from Book World’s bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending December 4, 2011 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2011