“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.”
“a welcome blast from the past for many readers.”
To understand the challenges posed by Communist China, and the difficulties experienced by the United States in dealing with these challenges, there is probably no better book than Chaos Under
“Calhoun: American Heretic presents an unvarnished portrait of one of the nation’s most powerful political figures during the decades leading up to the Civil War.”
“Scarborough introduces the many sides of Harry S. Truman, a quiet man, yet a strong leader.”
“That we have new levels of symbolic saturation via social media should give us a long moment of pause as we consider the intended and unintended effects of the powerful technologies that m
“an exceptional selection of the top-quality writings of that unique institution that is the American presidency . . .”
“Alter provides a multi-dimensional portrait of an American president’s journey as a husband, father, and perhaps his most fulfilling role, as humanitarian.”
“What Were We Thinking will give you a fascinating overview and analysis of the books that explain where we are now, how we got here, and where we might be headed.”
“This is a very fast read, regardless of how one feels about the current administration.”