Many are celebrating the re-election of George Dubya, but in the bookstores, it's the nation's first president who's scoring at cash registers. Joseph J. Ellis's latest tome on the Founding Fathers,
His Excellency: George Washington, has moved up the national charts from #9 to #6 in its second week in the stores. Knopf's first printing was 360,000 and it is getting ready to hit the reprint button. The author's media schedule has been full, both pre- and post-presidential election. He is finishing up a successful 10-city tour.