On Foreign Affairs August Bestseller List: New Books by Peter G. Peterson, Franklin Foer, and Others

August 9, 2004

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS magazine has released its latest rankings of the top-selling books on American foreign policy and international affairs compiled in cooperation with Barnes & Noble. Among the notable new books appearing on the August list are: Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror, by Anonymous; Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting our Future and What Americans Can Do About It, by Peter G. Peterson; and How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer.

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The FOREIGN AFFAIRS bestseller list reports the rankings of the 15 top-selling books on American foreign policy and international affairs. The magazine’s rankings are based on sales in all 647 Barnes & Noble stores and on www.bn.com, one of the world’s leading e-commerce sites, and one of the world’s best bookselling operations online.

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  1. Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror by Anonymous (Brassey’s, $27.50).
  2. Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It by Peter G. Peterson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $24.00).
  3. Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $28.00).
  4. Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke (Free Press, $27.00).
  5. House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynasties by Craig Unger (Scribner, $26.00).
  6. How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer (HarperCollins, $24.95).
  7. The Connection: How al Qaeda’s Collaboration With Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America by Stephen F. Hayes (HarperCollins, $19.95).
  8. America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism by Stephen Flynn (HarperCollins, $25.95).
  9. A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies by James Bamford (Doubleday, $26.95).
  10. The Secret History of the Iraq War by Yossef Bodansky (HarperCollins, $27.95).
  11. The Interrogators: Inside the Secret War Against al Qaeda by Chris Mackey and Greg Miller (Little, Brown, $25.95).
  12. Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity by Samuel P. Huntington (Simon & Schuster, $27.00).
  13. The Pentagon’s New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas P.M. Barnett (Putnam, $26.95).
  14. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Sovietm Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll (The Penguin Press, $29.95).
  15. The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts (Houghton Mifflin, $26.00).

The bestseller list is published monthly by FOREIGN AFFAIRS magazine.Rankings are based on national sales at Barnes & Noble stores and www.bn.com in July 2004.

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