Another short list as we start the (rather chilly) month of April.
It seems a lot of titles have bounced back on the list — the Rumsfeld and Sen. Brown memoirs. The Blackwell & Kulkowski has see-sawed on and off the list since it’s publication just about a year ago. I’ve not yet been able to decipher why, aside from their initial publication, titles will surge on to the list, then drop off, and months later appear once more. And then do it all over again. Book clubs? Institutional sales? Perhaps for ”The Blueprint,” it’s been assigned by the leaders of a conservative group(s) to rally their followers behind the anti-Obama agenda (?). At least wait for the paperback, publishing in June ...
(Henry Holt, $27). By Del Quentin Wilber
2. Decision Points (Crown, $35)
(Sentinel, $36). By Donald Rumsfeld
(Free Press, $30). By Douglas Waller
(Crown, $26). By Robert Baer & Dayna Baer
(Harper, $27.99). By Scott Brown
(Lyons, $22.95). By Ken Blackwell & Ken Klukowski
Drawn from Book World’s bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending March 27, 2011 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2011