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Two Great Tastes

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CREDIT:

I see that the Amazon page for Heads in the Sand is telling me that people who buy my book might also enjoy Rick Perlstein’s Nixonland. Indeed, you can buy both simultaneously for just $41.88.

As it happens, I just got to read the first 15 pages or so of Nixonland yesterday before relinquishing Spencer’s copy back to him, and it’s eye-opening. While Rick’s been slumming it up as a blogger and pamphleteer, I’d sort of forgotten what an engaging, evocative narrative writer he is. Somewhat confusingly, the book’s not about Nixon, it’s about the “Nixon era” of American politics starting in 1966. But buy the book. And buy my book, too. Buy them together.