“provides a compelling argument for the importance of our legislative branch and how it can reassert its relevance in the 21st century.”
“What It Took to Win challenges the reader to think about and understand not just the history of the Democratic Party but also the politics of America in general.
This book is written by a high-profile governor who might run for president someday. Thus, the content is political.
“A book for our times with the current focus on social justice . . . a magnificent portrait of a political life lived with passion and integrity.”
“White evangelicalism is a movement thoroughly entrenched in American nationalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia.”
“The humanity and human touch of Shultz and his biographer emerge on nearly every page.”
“Krogh had no idea at the start of how far he would fall. Perhaps if he’d had some inkling of the ethical and moral deficiencies in two of his first team members, G. Gordon Liddy and E.
“As its story unfolds from Kennedy to Johnson to Nixon, Silent Spring Revolution proves consistently captivating, and it takes its place alongside trilogy-mates The Wilderness
“Giuliani is a well-written, balanced, and unvarnished portrait of a public figure whose downfall will sadden most readers.”
“Anyone who cares about American politics, democracy, or the Constitution needs to read Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
“Throughout the book, O’Rourke mixes positive with negative as he discusses where the country is and how it got here, primarily with his focus on history in Texas.”
“Often viciously funny, this book is a breezy balm for the anti-Trump crowd.”
“Where Mandelbaum breaks new ground is when he discusses and assesses the serial failures of Presidents Clinton through Obama in post-Cold War geopolitics.
This book updates Bergen’s Trump and his Generals (Penguin, 2019) with a prologue that takes the story through Trump’s activities in the first year of his Big Lie about the election that,
“Secret City is a lengthy, detailed, riveting history of the way in which homosexuality was perceived and treated in our government from the tenure of Franklin D.
“Dwight Chapin’s newly published memoir reveals new facts and insights into the very consequential presidency of Richard Nixon . . .”
“M. Stanton Evans was one of the most influential thinkers and writers who shaped the modern conservative movement in the United States . . .”
“Cost’s book seeks to relate Madison’s constitutional theory of government (he is often called the Father of the U.S.
You should read this book if you want to know more about the politics and personal style of Russian president Vladimir Putin and US politics in the Trump era.
“The Rage of Innocence is an important and timely book—an intelligent, compassionate, and indispensable argument on behalf of Black children.”
“The authors infer that Trump cared more about himself than the country. Their meticulous history of his last year in office certainly supports that view. . . .
“O’Hanlon . . . describes his strategy as ‘asymmetric deterrence,’ using ‘non-lethal tools’ of statecraft.”
“It’s difficult to share the finite details that rise to the surface as Matthews takes the reader from his youth through his life experiences.
“A wonderfully poignant and intimate behind-the-scenes portrayal of George H. W. Bush’s post-presidential life and accomplishments.”