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Political Bookworm: November 14, 2010 - November 20, 2010

BOOK WORLD - November 21, 2010

As we inch closer to Thanksgiving and the unofficial beginning of the frenzied holiday shopping season, books that sold well this past week include ... Former President George W. Bush's new memoir, which hits the list at an expected #1,...

By Christopher Schoppa  | November 20, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Best Sellers  
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BOOK WORLD - November 21, 2010

The streak of only nine hot poli/sci titles continues for a third week ... The expected debut of George W. Bush's new memoir at the top spot, with no other real newcomers ... though Michael Lewis and the team of...

By Christopher Schoppa  | November 20, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Politics Best Sellers  
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Why democracies despise themselves

About this blog: Western democracies have many reasons to feel guilty: They have been home to fascism, racism, genocide, slavery and imperialism, and since World War II, they've been engaged in self-flagellation over their failings. In “The Tyranny of Guilt:...

By Pascal Bruckner  | November 19, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Obama, symbol and reality

About this blog: Is electoral success based only on demographics, strategy and money? Jeffrey C. Alexander begs to differ, and he offers a new way of looking at the process of attaining and keeping political power in “The Performance of...

By Jeffrey C. Alexander  | November 18, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  | Tags:  obama hero symbolism; obama image; image in politics; 2008 campaign  
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2010 National Book Award winners announced

One of the biggest events on the literary calendar was held Wednesday night in New York City. It was there that the winners of the 2010 National Book Awards were announced. This year there were 1,115 total submissions for the...

By Stephen Lowman  | November 17, 2010; 10:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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What's behind limited military force?

About this blog: Limited military force is often a favored U.S. response to global threats in the belief that it will get the job done without substantial death or collateral damage. It can range from extreme – and unfulfilled –...

By Micah Zenko  | November 16, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  | Tags:  drone strike pakistan; limited u.s. force; u.s. military options  
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Obama's children's book hits stores

"Have I told you that America is made up of people of every kind?" asks President Obama in his latest book. Two weeks after voters gave his party a "shellacking," Obama is out with children's book celebrating the American people....

By Stephen Lowman  | November 15, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Tags:  obama children's book; of thee i sing;  
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What Bush left out of “Decision Points”

About this blog: In “George W. Bush and the Redemptive Dream: A Psychological Portrait,” coming from Oxford University Press next month, Dan P. McAdams focuses on several key moments in the former president’s life as cornerstones of his personality: the...

By Dan P. McAdams  | November 15, 2010; 2:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  | Tags:  George W Bush drinking; george w bush decision points; george w bush memoirs  
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