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Politicians keep writing — but who’s reading?

WASHINGTON — Mike Huckabee wrote a Christmas tale about a boy named Mike who opened his presents early before learning the lesson of patience. Newt Gingrich has authored more than two dozen books, including a historical novel that reimagines the aftermath of World War II.

It’s a market that is as vast as the appetite for it is small: books written by politicians.

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