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Political Bookworm: November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010

BOOK WORLD - December 5, 2010

December has brought with it not just bitter cold temperatures, but a surge in book sales during this hectic holiday season. Notable new entries include a new book from (candidate?, pundit?, conservative guardian?) Sarah Palin, which is all the more...

By Christopher Schoppa  | December 4, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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You want a piece of Glenn Beck?

Recently, a team of movers collected “2 truck loads of stuff” from Glenn Beck’s home. Now a website is auctioning off his goods to the highest bidders. So was Beck hinting at the state of his personal finances when he...

By Stephen Lowman  | December 3, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
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Now Christine O'Donnell, author

In the world of celebrity authors, you lose, you win. Sarah Palin loses her bid for the vice presidency and gets scooped up by HarperCollins to write books for handsome sums. Ditto now: Christine O’Donnell who, fresh from her defeat...

By Steven E. Levingston  | December 2, 2010; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
 
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Presidential hopefuls focus on Iowa - for book tours

Sarah Palin signs books at a Borders in Iowa on Nov. 27. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) On Thursday, Sarah Palin signed copies of her book at a Walmart in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Last week, she was at a Borders in...

By Stephen Lowman  | December 2, 2010; 4:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Democracy in the Middle East?

About this blog: A struggle over the future of the Middle East is under way: Will terrorist groups and other authoritarian regimes hold sway or will the people of the region seek freedom and democracy? Walid Phares, senior fellow at...

By Walid Phares  | December 2, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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BOOK WORLD - November 28, 2010

FICTION HARDCOVER 1. CROSS FIRE (Little, Brown, $27.99) By James Patterson. Alex Cross tracks a killer in Washington taking aim at corrupt politicos. (1) 2. HELL’S CORNER (Grand Central, $27.99) By David Baldacci. This fifth Camel Club entry juggles an...

By Stephen Lowman  | November 30, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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In praise of agnosticism

About this blog: In our hotly polarized world, it’s difficult to talk about anything these days, particularly religion. In his book “Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic’s Quest,” Michael Krasny discusses the explosive issue in a temperate and thoughtful voice. An agnostic...

By Michael Krasny  | November 29, 2010; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Guest Blogger  | Tags:  religious debate; agnostics vs. believers  
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