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Jenny dishes on other best-selling authors

No interest in politics, but Ozzy sounds 'cool'

Jenny Sanford was at the Four Seasons Hotel on Chicago's Delaware Place, in town for a signing at the Book Stall in Winnetka, where she grew up. Then it's back to South Carolina, where she lives, separated from her husband, Mark, the governor of South Carolina. With her book, "Staying True," debuting at No. 8 on The New York Times best-seller list, The Chicago Tribune asked Sanford to offer her thoughts on some of the list's other books:

Nos. 1. and No. 2: "Game Change" by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin; "The Politician" by Andrew Young

"Politics don't interest me, and I have no interest in reading about a guy who lied for the guy he worked for."

No. 3: "On the Brink" by Henry M. Paulson Jr.

"Having worked on Wall Street, I am fascinated with what happened. But also, I would like to see his justification - my husband was actually fighting the stimulus."

No. 4: "I Am Ozzy" by Ozzy Osbourne.

"I would read this. He sounds like a really cool guy."

No. 10: "Just Kids" by Patti Smith.

"Intriguing. Lately I've been listening to a lot of spiritual music - to keep positive thoughts. The kind of 'You done me wrong' country music, I can't listen to. I like country music where people are a little crazy - 'Jesus, take the wheel because my life's veered off the road' or something."

No. 17: "Going Rogue" by Sarah Palin.

"I don't have any interest. I know Sarah. If it were sitting on my desk, I would page through it, but I wouldn't drive out and buy it. Sarah, or as my boys call her, 'Piper's mom.'"

- Christopher Borelli, The Chicago Tribune

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