George W. Bush Beats Sarah Palin on the 'New York Times' Bestseller List

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George W. Bush and Sarah Palin, the two most prominent members in the Republican party today, each published books within a few weeks of one another: Bush's Decision Points came out on November 9th, while Palin's America By Heart was released on November 23rd. The readers have spoken: according to the most recent New York Times Best Sellers list, Bush's book is more popular than Palin's.

Here are the top 5 hardcover non-fiction best sellers from the December 12, 2010 list:

  1. DECISION POINTS, by George W. Bush
  2. AMERICA BY HEART, by Sarah Palin
  3. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN, VOL. 1, by Mark Twain
  4. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand
  5. LIFE, by Keith Richards with James Fox

See Atlantic coverage of Decision Points, America By Heart, and Life.

See the full best seller list at the New York Times.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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