Nov 13, 2012 @ 12:01:00 am
Four days ago, Paula Broadwell’s biography of General David Petraeus was No. 126,995 on Amazon. Now, after the two were revealed to be having an affair, All In has jumped to No. 111 overall on Amazon, and is No. 3 in the categories history/Middle East/Iraq and history/military/Iraq war, and No. 6 in biographies & memoirs/leaders & notable people/military. The hardcover came out in January, and to ride the media wave surrounding the affair, Penguin has pushed the publication date for the paperback edition up to November 21.
At Dissent, Andrew Ross and Seth Ackerman consider the Strike Debt movement, and ask whether debt—as opposed to class or profession—can be the category around which the left can organize.
After a fifteen-year feud that originated in the letters pages of TheGuardian, Salman Rushdie and John le
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