There's FINALLY A Book More Popular Than 50 Shades Of Grey

After 20 consecutive weeks at No. 1 — a record for the list, which began in 1993 —Grey has been bumped by No Easy Day, which will be making its debut on the list on Thursday. Day is co-written by Mark Owen, a pseudonym for a retired Navy SEAL in the raid on bin Laden's Pakistani hideout in May 2011.

Mostly I post 50 Shades Of Grey stories to hear about how this is the worst book ever.

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yeah, but

... it's a commercial success, not a literary success. And I think the guy is profiting off his military service which is kind of smarmy.

If I were a Navy Seal and promised not to divulge any information garnered while performing my duty, I would keep my lips zipped. Of course I'm not a Navy Seal, not do I envision signing up any time in the near future!

Birdie said ---- ... it's a

Birdie said ---- ... it's a commercial success, not a literary success.

Not attacking your comment just trying to understand. What do you base your comment on the book not being a literary success on?

Follow up question. Do we typically ask whether a nonfiction book is a literary success? Sincere question. I can think of answers going both ways. Curious what others think.

Did 'No Easy Day' author compromise US security on '60 Minutes'?

Article in the Christian Science Monitor

Did 'No Easy Day' author compromise US security on '60 Minutes'?
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2012/0910/Did-No-Easy-Day-author-compromise-US-securit...

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