Obama-mania: Hottest Name In Publishing!

Obama-mania has hit the book world by storm.  As of this Sunday, Obama’s “The Audacity of Hope” and “Dreams from My Father,” both already million sellers, ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.

Both hardcover and paperback editions of “Audacity of Hope” were out of stock Sunday on Amazon.

Barack Obama’s book sales are surging even in John McCain’s state of Arizona.

“People are generally much happier this week than they were last week,” Gayle Shanks, co-owner of the Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, said Sunday.

The book sales are not just confined to the books Obama has written either.  Sales have gone up dramatically in books about him and his collection of speechs.

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