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10 Books to Provoke Conversation in the New Year

Ralph Nader | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Ralph Nader

Years ago books mattered more in provoking change. It is up to readers today not to be overwhelmed by information overload, to be selective and make books matter again.

Jason Linkins

Beltway Insiders Saved By 'Unauthorized Index' Of Mark Leibovich's Book | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

Anytime a popular book about national politics or the Beltway's political culture is penned, the first thing that all of the terrible people in Washin...

Literary Tastes Of Democrats vs Republicans

Posted 10.08.2012 | Books

Popular book-rating website Goodreads has created an infographic about their users' preferences related to political parties. The site asked their rea...

6 Expert-Recommended Books About Money In Politics

Posted 08.30.2012 | Books

It's no secret that lots of money can easily corrupt politics. But it's also easy to get confused about their relationship. How much is it okay to...

Think Again: Political Dysfunction Summer Reading

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.23.2012 | Books
Eric Alterman

The book business moves slowly. Our political dysfunction has been obvious for many years, but the topic is only now making its way into the nation's bookstores in a sustained fashion.

INFOGRAPHIC: Is Your State Reading Blue Or Red?

Posted 08.23.2012 | Books

Amazon has created an interactive map that classifies each US state as "red" or "blue" based on the number of Republican or Democratic books that were...

7 Pivotal Moments In Incumbent Campaigns

Samuel L. Popkin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Books
Samuel L. Popkin

While a challenger's presidential campaign can quickly adjust and adapt to shifting seas like a speedboat, an incumbent's campaign behaves more like a battleship, maneuvering slowly and making very large waves.

The 10 Stupidest Things Said On Fox News

David Brock | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books
David Brock

Fox broadcasted and laundered these lies and others like them until they became gospel for a segment of the population. Once, this role was reserved for talk radio or small-circulation ideological publications. Now the highest-rated cable news network in America broadcasts them.

Jindal Refutes Ulterior Motive In Book

Daily World | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an interview Monday, he said he wrote it because "I'm worried, both as governor and a husband and a father about the direction of our country" and ...

Oops, Book Titles Gone Wrong

Michael Gerson | Michael Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the history of badly timed book titles, Los Angeles Times reporters Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten hold a distinguished place. The publication of...

'Dirty Sexy Politics'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Meghan McCain's memoir, "Dirty Sexy Politics," hit stores yesterday, but if you don't want to slog through all 194 pages, we've picked out some highl...

Mitt Romney's 'No Apology' Tops Political Books Best Sellers List

The New York Times | Orville Buddo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just a few weeks after former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney began ramping up his profile with a speaking/promotional tour, his book, "No Apology," de...