A few notches below the top 15 in nonfiction is the latest from Molly Ivins,
Who Let the Dogs In?: Incredible Political Animals I Have Known. Random House has 155,000 copies after two trips to press and the author has done a few signings, drawing overflowing audiences in New York and Boston. Politicians from all parties are skewered in Ivins's irreverent takes. Her opinion of the 2004 presidential candidates: "a boring stiff in one corner and stupefying incompetence in the other."