Chad All Over

Assessing the 2000 presidential election


Bush v. Gore: The Court Cases and the Commentary, edited by E.J. Dionne Jr. and William Kristol, Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 344 pages, $15.95

Deadlock: The Inside Story of America's Closest Election, by the political staff of The Washington Post, New York: Public Affairs, 271 pages, $23

Smashmouth: Two Years in the Gutter with Al Gore and George W. Bush, by Dana Milbank, New York: Basic Books, 399 pages, $26

36 Days: The Complete Chronicle of the 2000 Presidential Election Crisis, by correspondents of The New York Times, New York: Times Books, 380 pages, $15