On this last hectic shopping weekend before the holidays, it seems political titles are not quite at the forefront of folks’ shopping list.

This (rather short) list is a replay of last week — the exact same titles, with a slight reshuffling.

Happy Holiday wishes to all !!


(Unofficial) Political Bestsellers — December 18, 2011

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

2. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

(W.W. Norton)

By Michael Lewis

3. George F. Kennan: An American Life

(Penguin Press, $39.95)

By John Lewis Gaddis

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

(Crown, $35)

By Condoleeza Rice

5. Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and Their Friends Get Rich Off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Cronyism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison

(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26). By Peter Schweizer

Drawn from Book World’s bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending December 11, 2011 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2011