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Advisory/Gore's Books Edge Out Bush's Books on Amazon.com

WHAT: Anticipating tonight’s Democratic National Convention address from Presidential Candidate Al Gore, Amazon.com saw sales for books about Gore push to the lead over sales for books about George W. Bush. Gore books are currently leading in sales between the two candidates with a 51 percent majority. Bush-related books have held a strong lead since the index was first posted, but the tables have now turned to Gore's favor.

As anticipation builds for the upcoming election, Amazon.com is tracking sales of books about the leading party candidates with the “Bush/Gore index” -- a weekly updated graph comparing sales of books related to Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush since early July. Readers will be able to track Amazon.com's sales race as the events leading up to the election unfold.

WHERE: Found exclusively at www.amazon.com/election2000, the store features a wide range of election year merchandise to inform and entertain voters of all parties. Features include a recommended reading list from political pundit James Carville; audio books featuring well-known political speeches and memoirs; DVDs and videos, including both documentaries and politically oriented motion pictures; toys and games featuring presidential candidates and political themes; and Purchase Circles information showcasing what's being read on Capitol Hill.


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