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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/ 8/2011

BOOK WORLD - January 9, 2011

By Christopher Schoppa
Best Sellers

Here are the poli-sci titles that dominated sales for the week between Christmas and New Year's. No real surprises here ... though it is curious to see the Johnson/Kwak title surface on the list once more, especially as, in hardcover anyway, it published back in March. As of January, it's availabe in trade paperback.

1. Decision Points (Crown, $35)
By George W. Bush

2. Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth and Treasure

(Threshold Editions, $29.99). By Glenn Beck

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

4. America by Heart : Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag
(Harper, $25.99). By Sarah Palin

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

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

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

7. 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown (Vintage)

(Pantheon, $26.95). By Simon Johnson & James Kwak

Drawn from Book World's bestseller data supplied by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending January 2, 2011 (culled from the top 50 titles sold). The chart may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2011 by Nielsen BookScan.

By Christopher Schoppa  | January 8, 2011; 12:00 PM ET
Categories:  Politics Best Sellers  
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