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Question of the Day: summer reading?

August 13, 2009

The Bush White House years may turn into the book wars, which one will you buy?

Former President George W. Bush is writing a book on the decisions he made while in office, working title “Decision Points,” scheduled for release next year.

Former first lady Laura Bush is writing a memoir about her life experiences, expected to be published next year.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney may provide some juicy tidbits in his memoir if it ends up criticizing (would that be book-stabbbing?) the president, it won’t be out until early 2011.

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Here’s our guess on how the pages will turn.

George W. Bush’s book will be a straight-forward accounting of what went through his mind as the “Decider” in chief. Laura Bush’s book will not be as soft and fluffy as a stereotypical first lady memoir. And Cheney’s will offer the most surprises, only because he has been the determined silent type.

What’s your pick?

 

Photo credit: Reuters/Kevin Coombs (people reading books on a British beach)

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Why would anyone care about these books? It’s just their views, and none of it matters any more.

Posted by Frank | Report as abusive
 

After eight years of their madness could really care less about their take on matters.

 

Who would want to pay money to re-live that 8-year-long national nightmare?

Posted by Carl Turner | Report as abusive
 

What a refreshing change to have such a class act as Laura and George Bush after the circus of the Clinton years and the nightmare of the Obama first few months.

Posted by Jim Ferguson | Report as abusive
 

I’ll buy both. They are refreshingly real people. I miss them.

Posted by Debba | Report as abusive
 

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