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Hillary Clinton's new memoir of her time at the State Department is officially for sale. She is scheduled to sign up a storm -- perhaps for eternity -- and there are already so many book reviews that an anthology of the collected criticisms of "Hard Choices" should be available at a book store near you by the end of the week.
The hoopla hasn't translated into glowing book reviews. However, if you step back and look at reviews of political memoirs past, it's hard to find a single example of a critic swooning when presented with the latest installment of syndicated campaign diner anecdotes. The difference between campaign books is so imperceptible that it can be difficult to figure out which one reviewers are complaining about where you remove the proper nouns. As boring as the campaign books may be, the descriptions of them haven't changed much over the years either.
Are you such a scholar of political memoirs that you can distinguish one described as eye-crossingly dull from one that is merely duller than usual?
Who wrote this eye-crossingly dull political memoir?
Which quintessentially American politician posed for this book?
Which politician tried to settle scores in a political memoir?
Which politician revealed no surprises in their political memoir?
Which politician wrote a memoir that appeared to be written on autopilot?
Which president wrote a memoir that basically doubled as the source material for Captain America?
Which politician wrote a memoir that could have been half its length?
Which politician wrote a political memoir some found to be dry?
Which politician disappointed this Amazon customer reviewer?
Which politician wrote a memoir some found to be boring?
Which politician used a few cliches in their memoir?
Which politician wrote a political memoir that seemed shallow, dull and lined with boilerplate?