Much the same with the list this wee — still rather short, and reflecting a (understandable) preoccupation with the economy. But, Iowa is behind us, and New Hampshire just days away ...


(Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — January 8, 2012

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1. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

(Norton, $25.95). By Michael Lewis

2. Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy (Knopf, $23.95). By Bill Clinton

3. No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

(Crown, $35). By Condoleeza Rice

Drawn from Book World’s bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending January 1, 2012 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2012