There are only 2 books on politics that I have read over and over.
For the (few) uninitiated, the book is about the 1988 presidential election campaign, but that is really only a part of the story.
His insight into the character of the subjects of this book and their challenges they face makes it compelling.
When Richard Ben Cramer recently passed, a tv newscaster recommended this book to viewers as the best in its class. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Charlene R. Goss
The common narrative on Presidential races is based on the romanticized notion that candidates win their respective primaries and ultimately the Presidency based on their... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael
Simply put, this book is deeply engrossing and breathtaking in its breadth and comprehensiveness. A must-read for any self-professed political junkie, or even just admirer of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steve M.
Cramer gives a unique behind the scenes up close and personal look at the major candidates for President post Ronald Reagan. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robbie
This giant book should be considered the gold standard of political and presidential history. If either of those are your thing, you need to add this to your shelf immediately. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bradley McPantsington
An exciting read that generates an impression of "being there" as well as in the heads of presidential wanna be's (partly answering partly the mysterious WHY question). Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maryann Bratschi
Interesting book. Little long. Deep insite I to politics and the people we know who govern is. Bush, Biden and Dole featuredPublished 3 months ago by Mark Steven Allen
I received my indoctrination in presidential campaigns when, as a teenager, someone gave me Theodore White's The Making of the President 1964. Read morePublished 4 months ago by crafty lefthander