Amazon Sales as the Pulse of America

by David Sims

Titles on germ warfare, terrorists, and Nostradamus jump to the top of the charts. Here are a few selections, as of late in the afternoon on Tuesday, Sept. 18:

1. Germs : America's Secret War Against Biological Weapons

3. Twin Towers : The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

5. The New Jackals : Ramzi Yousef, Osama Bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism

8. Nostradamus : The Complete Prophecies

9. Bin Laden

11. Taliban

16. Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames

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