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Barack Obama Beats Bill Clinton, Too

Barack Obama has obviously had a good weekend at the polls, beating Hillary Clinton from coast to coast to coast. But, as a number of other people have noted already, he had a good night at the Grammys, too, beating two former presidents (Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter) in the spoken word category.

The Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream, by Barack Obama (Random)

Celebrations, by Maya Angelou (Random)

Giving: How Each Of Us Can Change The World, by Bill Clinton (Random)

Sunday Mornings In Plains: Bringing Peace To A Changing World, by Jimmy Carter (Simon & Schuster)

Things I Overheard While Talking To Myself, by Alan Alda (Random)

Boy, Random House must have been really chagrined not to nab that fifth nominee spot, too.

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Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

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