05/24/2010 11:01 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Laura Bush Memoir Is Latest In A Long Line Of First Lady Lit

Laura Bush has made it to about Mile 25 in the political memoir marathon -- past the mega advance, past the leaked details, past the saturation-point publicity, all the way to No. 1 on The New York Times's best-seller list. If she needs a boost for the final stretch, she might remind herself of Lady Bird Johnson's experience more than 40 years ago.

Read more on The New York Times