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List of famous politics books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular politics books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best politics novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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A Foreign Policy of Freedom: P... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ron Paul A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship is a 2007 compilation of floor speeches to the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Ron Paul. They covered a 30-year ...more

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A History of Money and Banking... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Murray Rothbard A History of Money and Banking in the United States is a 2002 book by economist Murray Rothbard. From the introduction by Joseph Salerno: In this volume, Murray Rothbard has provided a ...more

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Alnazarat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti Alnazarat is a book written by Mustafa Lutfi al-Manfaluti.

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Alta Vendita is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
The Permanent Instruction of the Alta Vendita is a document, originally published in Italian in the 19th century, purportedly produced by the highest lodge of the Italian Carbonari and written ...more

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An Inconvenient Book is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Glenn Beck An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems is a 2007 political narrative written and edited by conservative commentator Glenn Beck

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Arguing with Idiots is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe Arguing with Idiots is a book written by conservative syndicated radio talk show host Glenn Beck, in collaboration with his company, Mercury Radio Arts. The book is formatted as a series of ...more

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Boss Tweed: The Life and Legac... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels

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Bring Home the Revolution is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Jonathan Freedland Bring Home the Revolution : The Case For a British Republic is a non-fiction book written by Jonathan Freedland and originally published in 1998 by Fourth Estate. Part travel book, part ...more

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Change We Can Believe In is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Barack Obama Change We Can Believe In is a book written by Barack Obama.

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Churchill, Hitler and the Unne... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Pat Buchanan Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, is a paleoconservative history book by Pat Buchanan, published in May 2008. In it, Buchanan ...more

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Citizen Power: A Mandate for C... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Mike Gravel Citizen Power: A Mandate for Change is a 2008 book on American politics by 2008 United States presidential candidate Mike Gravel, published by Authorhouse. It describes the numerous efforts that ...more

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Collective Preferences in Demo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Scott L. Althaus Collective Preferences in Democratic Politics: Opinion Surveys and the Will of the People is a book written by Scott Althaus.

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Considerations on Representati... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
John Stuart Mill Considerations on Representative Government is a book by John Stuart Mill published in 1861. As the title suggests, it is an argument for representative government, the ideal form of government ...more

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Athenian constitution is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels

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Counter-Revolutionary Violence... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Noam Chomsky, Edward S. Herman Counter-Revolutionary Violence – Bloodbaths in Fact & Propaganda is a book written by Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman, with a preface by Richard A. Falk. It is a critique of United States ...more

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Days of War, Nights of Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Days of War, Nights of Love is a collection of political, social and philosophical essays written and published by anarchist collective CrimethInc.. Most essays advocate the fight for personal ...more

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End the Fed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ron Paul End the Fed is a 2009 book by Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. The book debuted at number six on the New York Times Best Seller list and advocates the abolition of the United States Federal ...more

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Etty Hillesum and the Flow of ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Meins G. S. Coetsier Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence: A Voegelinian Analysis is a 2008 book by Dutch philosopher Meins G. S. Coetsier, According to WorldCat, the book is held in 781 libraries

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Fathers and Sons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ivan Turgenev Fathers and Sons, also translated more literally as Fathers and Children, is an 1862 novel by Ivan Turgenev, one of his best-known works.

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Friends, Voters, Countrymen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels

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Game Change is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
John Heilemann, Mark Halperin Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime is a book by political journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin about the 2008 United States presidential ...more

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George Passant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
C. P. Snow George Passant is the first published of C. P. Snow's series of novels Strangers and Brothers, but the second according to the internal chronology. It was first published under the name ...more

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God and the State is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Mikhail Bakunin God and the State is the best-known literary work of Russian anarchist, Mikhail Bakunin.

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Gross National Happiness: Why ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Arthur C. Brooks Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America--and How We Can Get More of It is a book by Arthur C. Brooks.

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Have I Got Views For You is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Boris Johnson Have I Got Views For You is a book on Boris Johnson's political and humorous history especially his time on the BBC's Have I Got News For You.

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Hearing the Other Side: Delibe... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Diana C. Mutz Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative versus Participatory Democracy is a book written by Diana C. Mutz.

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Holy War, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Peter Bergen Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden is a book by CNN investigative journalist and documentarian Peter Bergen. In the book, Bergen documents the life, career, and activities of ...more

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Homage to Catalonia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
George Orwell Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations in the Spanish Civil War. The first edition was published in 1938. The book was not published in the ...more

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Jawbreaker: The attack on bin ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Gary Berntsen Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander is an autobiographical book by CIA agent Gary Berntsen describing the time he spent in ...more

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Lend Me Your Ears is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Boris Johnson

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Life at the Bottom: The Worldv... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Theodore Dalrymple Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass is a collection of essays written by British writer, doctor, and psychiatrist Theodore Dalrymple and published in book form by Ivan R. ...more

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Lincoln Unmasked is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Thomas DiLorenzo Lincoln Unmasked: What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe is Thomas DiLorenzo's follow-up to The Real Lincoln, a book highly critical of the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

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Manufacturing Consent: The Pol... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Noam Chomsky, Edward S. Herman Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media is a 1988 non-fiction book co-written by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, wherein the authors argue that the mass media of the ...more

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Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stu... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
David T. Hardy Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man is a book by David T. Hardy and Jason Clarke about author and filmmaker Michael Moore, criticizing him and his works. The title can be seen as a ...more

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Mon Nationalism and Civil War ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ashley South Mon Nationalism and Civil War in Burma: The Golden Sheldrake, by Ashley South, is a history of the Mon people, an ethnic group found in Myanmar and Thailand. Published in 2003, it covers their ...more

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Moscow 2042 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Vladimir Voinovich Moscow 2042 is a 1986 novel by Vladimir Voinovich. In this book, the alter ego of the author travels to the future, where he sees how communism has been built up in Moscow: at first, it seems ...more

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Nicolas Sarkozy Voodoo Manual is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
The Nicolas Sarkozy Voodoo Manual is a satirical book by Yaël Rolognese, about the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, published in France by K&B Editors.

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No Treason The Constitution Of... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels

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Obama: From Promise to Power is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
David Mendell Obama: From Promise to Power is a 2007 political biography book by David Mendell about the life of Barack Obama from his childhood to the announcement of his candidacy for president of the ...more

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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
George W. Plunkitt

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Poletko Pana P. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Janusz Palikot Poletko Pana P. is a book on history and politics by Janusz Palikot.

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Pop-polityka is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Janusz Palikot Pop-polityka is a book by Janusz Palikot.

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Postcode: The Splintering of a... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Postcode: The Splintering of a Nation is a book by Australian politician Wayne Swan published in 2005. Swan was the Federal Treasurer from November 2007 to June 2013.

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Processing Politics is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Doris A. Graber Processing Politics is a book written by Doris Graber.

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Resala fil-Sahaba is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ibn al-Muqaffa' Resala fil-Sahaba is a book written by Ibn al-Muqaffa.

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Rogue State: A Guide to the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
William Blum Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower is a book by William Blum first published in 2000. The 3rd revision updates events covered in the book to the year 2005. It examines and ...more

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Rudin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Ivan Turgenev Rudin is the first novel by Ivan Turgenev, a famous Russian writer best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. Turgenev started to work on it in 1855, and it was first ...more

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Soulless: Ann Coulter and the ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Susan Estrich Soulless: Ann Coulter and the Right-Wing Church of Hate is a nonfiction book which accuses conservative Ann Coulter of repeatedly lying or manipulating the truth to serve her political agenda. ...more

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South Park Conservatives: The ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Brian C. Anderson South Park Conservatives: The Revolt Against Liberal Media Bias is a book written by Brian C. Anderson. It explores the idea that the traditional mass media in the United States are biased ...more

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Statism and Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politics Books and Novels
Mikhail Bakunin Statism and Anarchy was the last work by the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin. Written in the summer of 1873, the key themes of the work are: the likely impact on Europe of the Franco-Prussian ...more