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Palin Taking on 'Scrooges' in New Book

Title: 'A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's message-broadening campaign is apparently up and running. Her next book, a defense of traditional Christmas values, is slated to hit shelves this November, reports the AP . A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas, published by HarperCollins, will be a critical look at the "overcommercialism" and "... More »

McGinniss Book: Palin Had One-Night Stand, Used Coke

At least, according to the Enquirer 's sources

(Newser) - Never shy about trumpeting scoops from the mountaintops, the National Enquirer 's latest is, as usual, less than subtle: "WORLD EXCLUSIVE! SARAH PALIN BOMBSHELL BOOK SHOCKING CLAIMS!" Turns out the Enquirer says it has sources with information about Joe McGinniss' upcoming book on Palin , and they say... More »

Bristol Palin Going Rogue, Writing Book

304 pages of what, exactly?

(Newser) - It might be something like War & Peace or The Call of the Wild, except with more dancing and belated abstinence, but a new literary Wasillan has gone rogue. Amazon has a pre-order page for a 304-page Bristol Palin memoir, set to be released in September by HarperCollins. Gawker 's... More »

Angry Sarah Palin: Book Leaks Illegal ... Right?

America By Heart leaks irk Alaskan

(Newser) - Sarah Palin is not happy that excerpts from her new book America By Heart have been leaked online , and she's seeking legal advice—on Twitter. "The publishing world is LEAKING out-of-context excerpts of my book w/out my permission? Isn't that illegal?" she tweeted. Gawker , one of those publishing the... More »

Palin Rips Reality TV Contestants in New Book

American Idol participants suffer from 'cult of self-esteem'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's new book comes out next week, and leaked excerpts from America By Heart have made their way from anti-Palin blog Palingates to the "lamestream media." The book is part memoir, part manifesto, and while some of Palin's targets—including Levi Johnston, whose rise to fame was... More »

Sarah Palin's New Book Out in November

'America by Heart' described as a tribute to values

(Newser) - When your first book sells 2 million copies in hardcover, no sense delaying the second. Sarah Palin will release America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag on Nov. 23, just in time to become a stocking stuffer for Christmas. This one's not a memoir but what HarperCollins describes... More »

Sarah Palin Has Earned At Least $12M Since July

And that's a conservative estimate

(Newser) - Sarah Palin can easily look back on her $125,000 salary in Alaska as chump change. Since quitting the governor's post in July, she's pulled in at least $12 million, reports ABC News . The number is based on public records and news accounts and could actually be much higher. More... More »

Todd Palin Behind Banned-Bloggers List

Man kept from Sarah's Alaska signing gets answers

(Newser) - Turns out Todd Palin was behind the banning of certain bloggers from wife Sarah’s book-signing event in her Alaskan hometown Tuesday. One of those barred from the event talked to the store manager, who told him, “The ‘banned list’ is just four names he wrote in a... More »

Palin Bans Bloggers From Book Signing

Critics kicked out of hometown 'Going Rogue ' event

(Newser) - Dying to attend one of Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue book signings? Better make sure you’re not on the banned list first. It includes four names so far, one of whom hasn’t been identified. The first three:
  • Jesse Gryphen: An Alaska kindergarten teacher who posted Palin divorce rumors
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Palin: If I'd Won, Biden Would Be Going Rogaine

Would-be veep cracks on herself at journalists' dinner

(Newser) - Sarah Palin poked fun at herself in a speech to the Gridiron Club last night, drawing laughter when she announced she "came down from my hotel room and I could see the Russian Embassy." Other knee-slappers:
  • The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate joked that she had originally thought
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Test Your Palin Knowledge

'Newsweek' goes deep with Sarah trivia

(Newser) - With Sarah Palin fever at its highest point since the 2008 election, Newsweek dares you to test how much you know about the nation's most polarizing politician:
  • What question did Palin and strategists plan for her to ask Joe Biden before the start of their debate?
  • Mat, Court, Zamboni, and
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Book Tour Shows Palin Hitting a Nerve

'Going Rogue' phenomenon may foreshadow something bigger

(Newser) - Just 5 days into her book tour, first-time author Sarah Palin is attracting crowds so huge and adoring that they're feeding speculation about her political future. The philosophy that moved one fan to call her "the female Ronald Reagan" is nothing new, experts tell Erika Bolstad of the Anchorage ... More »

Neglected Ind. Fans Boo Palin

Hecklers accuse her of 'quitting on the job'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin ticked off about 150 fans in Noblesville, Ind., last night by bailing on a book signing earlier than expected. Though the first 1,000 people who bought Going Rogue from the local Borders got wristbands that were supposed to ensure they'd get their copies signed, Palin got back... More »

Sarah Palin's $25.6M Week

Think of it as a 1-woman stimulus package for herself, publishing, media

(Newser) - Estimates that Sarah Palin's Going Rogue sold 300,000 copies its first day out prompt Duff McDonald to calculate how much this week of wall-to-wall Palin exposure will net not just for her, but for her publisher, and the media outlets that love and hate her. Total take, he guesses... More »

In Piling On Palin, Liberals Make Fools of Themselves

...and legitimize her as a true rogue

(Newser) - Watching liberals vilify Sarah Palin all over again bothers Lee Siegel. He finds her terrifying as a political prospect—"some of her positions, like her religious opposition to health-care reform and her opposition to stem-cell research, strike me as just shy of sociopathic"—but as an American story,... More »

McCain Defends Staffers From Palin

Says he's 'proud' of her, but 'it's just time to move on'

(Newser) - John McCain is careful to praise Sarah Palin at the same time he stands by the staffers she's going after in her book. “There's been a lot of dust flying around in the last few days,” he tells Reuters , referring to the publication of Palin’s Going Rogue.... More »

Sullivan Silences Atlantic Blog to Dissect Palin Book

He sees possibility of a 'huge scandal' and needs time to get it right

(Newser) - Readers of Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish blog will have to be patient: The site has "gone silent" for only the second time in its 10-year run so Sullivan and his two assistants can devote all their time to dissecting Sarah Palin's new book. "There is a possibility here... More »

Unofficial Index to Going Rogue

Palin memoir doesn't have one, so...

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's memoir, Going Rogue, doesn't have an index. So Slate has generously provided one. Some key references:
  • Alaska: "robin's egg sky of," page 2.
  • Books: cookbooks and the Bible, page 15; Animal Farm, page 27
  • Cap and trade: an "environmentalist Ponzi scheme," page 391
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Palin Memoir: I Inspired Obama's 'Change'

Palin suggests Dem's '08 adviser lifted Alaska strategy

(Newser) - Sarah Palin believes she might deserve some of the credit for President Obama's victory but not in the way some people in the McCain camp would have it. In Going Rogue, Palin points to her campaign for Alaska governor as having used the "Change" theme and suggests she may... More »

SF Store Gives Palin Profits to Help Save Alaska Wolves

100% goes to foundation fighting aerial hunting

(Newser) - A bookstore in San Francisco—probably not a locale Sarah Palin would consider “real America”—is donating all the profits from the sale of her book, Going Rogue, to an Alaska foundation that, among other things, helps to protect wolves from the aerial hunting the ex-governor ardently supports.... More »

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