Books in the Genre Politics

List of books for the genre politics, with author and links to descriptions.

(alphabetically ordered list)

Books in the Genre Politics


Book: Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise

Author: Barack Obama

Description: At this defining moment in our history, Americans are hungry for change. After years of failed policies and failed politics from Washington, this is our chance to reclaim the American dream. Barack Obama has proven to be a new kind of leader–one who can bring people together, be honest about the challenges we face, and move this nation forward. Change We Can Believe In outlines his vision for America.

In these pages you will find bold and specific ideas about how to fix our ailing economy and... (keep reading...)


Book: Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Author: Barack Obama

Description: In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American.

Barack Obama opens his story in New York, where he hears that his father - a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man - has died in a car accident. The news triggers a chain of memories and inspires an emotional odyssey, as Barack retraces his family's unusual history: the migration of his mother's family from small-town Kansas to... (keep reading...)


Book: The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Author: Barack Obama

Description: Barack Obama

Ilinois's Democratic senator illuminates the constraints of mainstream politics all too well in this sonorous manifesto. Obama castigates divisive partisanship (especially the Republican brand) and calls for a centrist politics based on broad American values.

His own cautious liberalism is a model: he's skeptical of big government and of Republican tax cuts for the rich and Social Security privatization; he's prochoice, but respectful of prolifers; supportive of religion, but not of imposing... (keep reading...)