The Indie Politics & Current Events Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 4, 2012.

    1. The Price of Politics
    Bob Woodward, S&S, $30, 9781451651102

    2. Joseph Anton
    Salman Rushdie, Random House, $30, 9780812992786

    3. The Oath
    Jeffrey Toobin, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385527200

    4. Half the Sky
    Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, Vintage, $15.95, 9780307387097

    5. That Used to Be Us
    Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum, Picador, $16, 9781250013729

    6. The Amateur
    Edward Klein, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987852

    7. The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
    Robert D. Kaplan, Random House, $28, 9781400069835

    8. The Signal and the Noise
    Nate Silver, Penguin Press, $27.95, 9781594204111

    9. The Party Is Over
    Mike Lofgren, Viking, $25.95, 9780670026265

    10. Who Stole the American Dream?
    Hedrick Smith, Random House, $30, 9781400069668

    11. Drift
    Rachel Maddow, Crown, $25, 9780307460981

    12. Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy
    Ted Widmer, Caroline Kennedy, Hyperion, $40, 9781401324568

    13. Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
    Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco (Illus.), Nation Books, $28, 9781568586434

    14. Obama’s America
    Dinesh D’Souza, Regnery, $27.95, 9781596987784

    15. Beyond Outrage
    Robert B. Reich, Vintage, $9.99, 9780345804372

    16. Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps
    Greg Palast, Ted Rall (Illus.), Seven Stories Press, $14.95, 9781609804787

    17. The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation About America
    Tom Brokaw, Random House Trade, $17, 9780812975123

    18. 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars
    Kurt Eichenwald, Touchstone, $30, 9781451669381

    19. Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right
    Thomas Frank, Picador, $16, 9781250020352

    20. American Political Speeches
    Terry Golway (Ed.), Penguin, $12, 9780143121954

    21. The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era
    Michael Grunwald, S&S, $28, 9781451642322

    22. Mugged: Racial Demogoguery From the Seventies to Obama
    Ann Coulter, Sentinel, $26.95, 9781595230997

    23. The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope
    Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan, Haymarket, $16, 9781608462315

    24. Here Comes Trouble
    Michael Moore, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455513079

    25. The Betrayal of the American Dream
    Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele, PublicAffairs, $26.99, 9781586489694