April 10, 2017
The non-fiction purchase order includes a political memoir from a President Obama Deputy Chief of Staff. It comes from Hachette’s Twelve imprint, which puts out a book a month (hence the name) and which “strives to publish singular books, by authors who have unique perspectives and compelling authority.” Also worth a quick mention is President Bush (43)’s new book of portraits of veterans Portraits of Courage. Our initial order is still meeting the holds copy ratio but the demand seems to be building steadily.
Mastromonaco, Alyssa. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? Twelve, March 21.
“If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this. WHO THOUGHT THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA? is an intimate and admiring portrait of a president, a candid book of advice for young women, and a promising debut from a savvy political star”– Provided by publisher.
Bush, George W. Portraits of Courage. Crown, February 28.
Publisher summary: A vibrant collection of military oil paintings and stories by the 43rd President, published to benefit the Military Service Initiative at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, stands as an official tie-in to the exhibition scheduled for March 2017 at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.