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BOOK WORLD - October 31, 2010

Best Sellers

This week we have a Perfect 10 list of poli/sci titles to reflect on ...

Michael Lewis's "The Big Short" moves strongly up the ranks (and returns to the general nonfiction bestseller list for the first time since August).

Dana Milbank's look at pundit Glenn Beck is also back ...

... and the only new book to hit the list is by Stanley Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, with another attempt to paint the president as a socialist.

1. Obama's Wars
(Simon & Schuster, $30). By Bob Woodward

2. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
(Norton, $27.95). By Michael Lewis

3. Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama

(Morrow, $27.99). By Bill O'Reilly

4. Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

(Random House, $28). By Robert D. Kaplan

5. The Roots of Obama's Rage

(Regnery, $27.95). By Dinesh D'Souza

6. Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future

(Knopf, $25). By Robert B. Reich

7. Trickle Up Poverty: Stopping Obama's Attack on Our Borders, Economy, and Security

(Morrow, $26.99). By Michael Savage

8. Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America
(Doubleday, $24.95). By Eugene Robinson

9. Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Tea Bagging of America
(Doubleday, $24.95). By Dana Milbank

10. Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism

(Threshold Editions, $27). By Stanley Kurtz

Drawn from Book World's bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending October 24 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2010 by Nielsen BookScan.

By Christopher Schoppa  | October 30, 2010; 12:00 PM ET
Categories:  Politics Best Sellers  
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