In the troubling news of the day, the Christian Science Monitor reports that Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano - the book Venezuela's president forever and ever Hugo Chavez gave Barack Obama - shot from no. 54,295 on amazon.com's list of top sellers to no. 2.
How is this even possible?
Or is it people longing to read what President Obama reads, not any old anti-imperialist tome Chavez suggests?