Political Reads

The political season is in full throttled shout now. So we figured this might be the time to pick up some books to put our American system into some context.



A few of the books we discussed in this episode.

All The King’s Men, by Robert Penn Warren

Advise and Consent, Allan Drury

Lincoln, Gore Vidal

Burr, by Gore Vidal

America, by John Stewart

All The Truth is Out, Matt Bai

The Making of The President, Theodore White

All The Presidents Men, Woodward and Bernstein

Wilson, by A. Scott Berg

The Paranoid Style in American History, by Richard Hofstader

1912:Wilson, Roosevelt Taft and Debs, by James Chase

Team of Rivals, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The People’ Choice, by Jeff Greenfield

Open Veins of Latin America, by Eduardo Galeano

Noam Chomsky’s books

Confessions of an Economic Hit-man, by John Perkins

The Plot Against America, by Phillip Roth

The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, by Michael Chabon

The Worm at the Core: On The Role of Death in Life, by SHELDON SOLOMON, JEFF GREENBERG and TOM PYSZCZYNSKI

American Theocracy, by Kevin Phillips

Escape From Freedom, by Erich Fromm

Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, by Hunter S. Thompson

The Boys on the Bus, Timothy Crouse